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Gary Clark Jr. mixtape features Big K.R.I.T., Talib Kweli, Alice Smith

Deborah Sengupta

Editor’s note: This article was originally published April 30, 2014

Hometown hero and blues great in the making Gary Clark Jr. has released a new mixtape. Hosted by hip-hop lifer D-Nice of Boogie Down Productions, the nine-track mixtape revisits tracks off Clark’s debut album ‘Blak and Blue’ with remixes, live versions and special guests. Rapper Big K.R.I.T. shows up on the title track and “When My Train Pulls In” while Talib Kweli sits in on “Bright Lights.” Neo-soul artist Bilal is featured on “Numb” and singer-songwriter Alice Smith duets on “Please Come Home.”

The mixtape is available as a free download here.

Gary Clark Jr.’s next Austin gig is at the Austin X Games at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday, June 8.