The-Dream has released a short forty-two minute film along with ten new tracks, altogether titled Genesis. The-Dream also recently shared a digital EP of Sam Cooke covers called IAMSAM.
Genesis is intended as a “prequel” to the-Dream’s musical output in 2016. According to its Tidal description, Genesis “explores variations of his random dreams represented as symbols, the face of his soul, and the conflict within himself.”
The-Dream says, “This visual art project was created to give fans a glimpse of my daily thoughts. I, along with my fans, are lovers of music and art, but to me those two worlds are one and the same. I can never fully explain what I see and what I hear separately, it must be fused into one. For instance you take a song like “Holy Grail”; when I wrote the music and the vocal for that record, I had a vision that came simultaneously with that record itself. I feel cheated when songs leave my heart without the vision intended.“
Watch the trailer for The-Dream’s Genesis below.
Listen to IAMSAM below.