Watsky has announced the release of his fifth full-length album, COMPLAINT, due out on January 11, 2019. COMPLAINT contains all the magic that Watsky fans have come to love – whip-smart lyricism, acrobatic rapping, and a bent for balancing intellect and poignance with whimsy and wit – all while continuing to expand on the sonic sphere he occupies.
An incredibly varied set,COMPLAINT follows 2016’s x Infinity which debuted at #4 on the Billboard Rap Albums Chart and gained critical acclaim from NPR, SF Chronicle, Stereogum, Billboard, Alternative Press and more. x Infinity came just months after Watsky’s debut essay collection How To Ruin Everything (Penguin/Random House) hit shelves and became a New York Times Bestseller.
George Watsky began his career as a young poet and musician in San Francisco when he won the Brave New Voices National Poetry Slam in 2006. The win would propel him to amass several other awards as a slam poet. Watsky has appeared on the NAACP Image Awards, The Kennedy Center, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Epic Rap Battles of History, and more.