4 Months after his death, rapper Juice WRLD ’s album Legends Never Die released at midnight on Friday, July 10.
The rising star died of an accidental drug overdose of Oxycodone and codeine toxicity. Six days after his 21st birthday in December.
The new album marks the follow-up to Juice’s 2019 sophomore project Death Race for Love, which included the singles “Life’s a Mess” ‘with Halsey‘, as well as “Righteous,” “Come&Go” with ‘Marshmello’, and “Tell Me U Luv Me” ‘with Trippie Redd‘.
The record opens with an emotional skit featuring audio of the young star talking about anxiety and substance abuse, and sharing an encouraging message to fans.
“Music is just a ‘beautiful thing’, like I love myself so much, as far as the way I make music, the way God made me, the way God wired me to do the things that I do, and to change the world the way that I can, before I get up out of here, I wanna tell you that you can do any thing you put your mind to, period.”he says in the track.
The album ends with another skit called juice WRLD Speaks From Heaven, which features audio of him talking in 2019. “I’m on Instagram Live from Heaven, huh, i made it y’all, i’m up here, I’m boolin’. Haha, I love y’all to death. How can I ask for better fans or supporters?” he says
Legends Never Die marks Juice WRLD’s third studio album. He released two solo LPs in his lifetime: 2018’s Goodbye & Good Riddance and last year’s Death Race for Love. He also collaborated with Future on WRLD on Drugs. Which arrived in late 2018.
RIP Juice WRLD.