New Single and Podcast Episode Explores The Stereotypes and Biases That Promote Group Think
Before there was any chart controversy in Country Music— 5 years ago, rapper Andy Mineo had his own thoughts about the genre and recorded “Anything But Country”. The second single from his upcoming WORK IN PROGRESS mixtape, calls out the stereotypes and biases that shape preference in music and dating. During the podcast, Andy and Del sit down with VP of Marketing at Reach Records, Marcus Hollinger to unpack and unlearn these unhealthy perceptions. Click here to listen to the song and podcast.
WORK IN PROGRESS, available on Friday, August 23rd, is an 11 track mixtape comprised of raw, unmastered and alternate versions of songs recorded over the years. Fans can pre-order the new project and check out additional podcast episodes of “Work in Progress” of now by visiting andymineo.work.
WORK IN PROGRESS TRACK LISTING:
- Reflections rough w_horns & break.mp3
- Keepin it movin am & guv demo.mp3
- I DON’T NEED YOU (DEMO).wav
- 1988 REMAKE 2_Nottz_42North.wav
- Anything But Country (break beat_no trap version).mp3
- another me 3/7 NEW (Gawvi remake).mp3
- Til Death (no guitars) bounce.mp3
- So gone Easy DaveJ V1.4.mp3
- Honest 2 God Tyshane/DSTL 1.0.mp3
- I ain’t done (beam version).aif
- Family Photo second half idea 2 (joel draft).aif
About “The Work In Progress Podcast”
The Work In Progress Podcast is a new music podcast brought to you by rapper, Andy Mineo. Inspired by his upcoming eighth studio album, Andy and his co-host/manager Del Mustafa discuss the creative process, inspiration and themes behind his “lost files”. Featuring record label executives, artists, friends and even Andy’s wife, Cristina, as guests; Work In Progress openly explores major themes from his new music including: self-limiting systems, technical ability in rap, creative fear, broken family dynamics, Christianity in today’s political climate and more. New audio & video episodes will be released every three weeks on Fridays.
About Andy Mineo
New York native Andy Mineo is a hip-hop recording artist known for his reflective lyricism. His sophomore album, uncomfortable, became the No. 1 independent record in the country and delivered him a No. 3 and No 10 position on Billboard’s Hip Hop and top 200 album charts, respectively. Mineo headlined the Uncomfortable Tour, a 52-city tour which sold out legendary venues in America and Europe. He has appeared on Sirius XM’s SWAY in the Morning, MTV, and his colossal hit “You Can’t Stop Me”, along with reaching RIAA Certified Gold Status, won an ESPN Whammy Award for MLB’s top Walk Up Song. Andy Mineo carries his music beyond through scripting, producing and directing many of his own music videos.
SOURCE: Reach Records