British rapper/producer Rodney Smith aka Roots Manuva is back with brand new material, following the 2013 Stolen Youth EP. In the works for two years, Facety takes its name from patois slang meaning someone is being rude. The single drops on May 4th via Ninja Tune/Big Dada and it will be available on 12″ and digitally. Facety features ‘Facety 2:11’ and it comes backed with B-side ‘Like a Drum’, produced by Machinedrum.
The man is offering a stream of the insanely good ‘Facety 2:11’, with Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet on production duties. Roots Manuva described the single as “a wee Spring warmer in voodoo coptic dialect shape shifting: the remit the same as ever in awakening one’s inner, modern-day Sun Ra, ODB and Kate Bush on an overdrive of “doing because we can’t help ourselves…’. Listen to ‘Facety 2:11’ now. On repeat.