In the course of the season premiere, the characters Paper Boi (performed by Brian Tyree Henry) and Darius (Lakeith Stanfield) mourned the dying of a rapper known as Blue Blood, whose music was enjoying by means of the audio system in the course of the scene.
After the episode aired, Pitchfork confirmed that the music from ‘Blue Blood’ was in truth an unreleased observe from Earl Sweatshirt.
Atlanta will proceed to air weekly episodes on FX (and Disney+ within the UK), and you’ll see the season 4 trailer beneath.
Atlanta follows faculty dropout Earnest “Earn” Marks (Glover) and rapper Paper Boi (Brian Tyree Henry) as they navigate an otherworldly model of the Atlanta rap scene. The collection additionally stars Lakeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz.
By means of an Afro-surrealist lens, the present examines themes of racism, whiteness, existentialism and trendy African-American tradition.
A synopsis for the season reads: “Season 4 finds Earn, Paper Boi, Darius and Van again of their hometown. However the query is, has Atlanta modified or have they?”
Glover not too long ago rejected the criticism that his comedy-drama collection Atlanta “isn’t for Black individuals”.
“I really feel that is such a Black present,” mentioned Glover whereas talking at a Tv Critics Affiliation panel final month, by way of Leisure Weekly. “To say it’s just for white individuals, it’s like we’re reducing ourselves down which is sort of whack to me.”
Glover argued that a number of his work is “for the individuals”, and responded to the criticism that his present shows examples of prejudice in the direction of Black girls.