It Is What It Is is the HUGE new album from the mighty Thundercat and it is our Record of The Month for May. It's the follow-up to the game-changing Drunk, the record which completed his transition from virtuoso bassist to bonafide star and cemented his reputation as a unique voice that stretches beyond any genre. It Is What It Is was produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat himself, and features musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B, Kamasi Washington, Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, BADBADNOTGOOD, Louis Cole and Zack Fox.
"This album is about love, loss, life and the ups and downs that come with that,” Thundercats says about It Is What It Is. “It’s a bit tongue-in-cheek, but at different points