Hat Trick // Human Error
Layering lines over a classic R&B sample, California rapper Earl Sweatshirt makes light of a goof. “Hat Trick” feels like a freestyle, with moments of forethought clear as day. About halfway through, he falls out of sync with the track, laughing it off as he calls for a reset. Everybody gets one. Since 2015’s I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside, he’s released singles too few and far between, though in February he candidly tweeted, “Making the album for toy rn”. We’re patiently waiting. In the meantime, listen below.