Chase Shakur Unveils His Latest Masterpiece, ‘It’s Not You, It’s me’

Chase Shakur's New EP: A Journey Through Heartbreak and Self-Discovery

Atlanta’s own Chase Shakur, a burgeoning singer-songwriter, has released his highly anticipated EP, ‘it’s not you, it’s me’, via Def Jam Recordings. This ten-track compilation invites listeners into Shakur’s world, a continuation of the narrative from his 2022 EP, ‘It’ll Be Fine’. The new EP delves into the aftermath of a tumultuous relationship, with Shakur’s soulful R&B melodies and ethereal soundscapes providing the backdrop for this emotional journey.Chase Shakur Unveils His Latest Masterpiece, 'It’s Not You, It’s Me', Yours Truly, News, February 24, 2024

The EP’s narrative arc traces the end of a relationship, from the resolution of “no more cryin'” to the poignant realization in “i know you’ve been lonely”. The music video for the new single “Slide”, starring Jai’len Josey, offers a cinematic interpretation of Shakur’s narrative, premiering at 12pm EST.

Shakur’s pre-released single “x’s n o’s” has already garnered significant attention, with over 562K Spotify streams and 166k YouTube views. Rap-Up has hailed Shakur as the next big R&B star from Atlanta, following in the footsteps of renowned artists like Childish Gambino and Summer Walker.

The EP also features the popular track “sink or swim”, which has already surpassed 1.5 million Spotify streams. Critics have praised the song for its ’90s-inspired sound and its contemplative lyrics about a relationship on the brink. Publications like Billboard, Rated R&B, Lyrical Lemonade, and KAZI have all lauded Shakur’s musical prowess and his potential for future success.

Shakur is set to embark on his “it’s not you, it’s me” Tour in June, with performances in New York, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. Fans can expect to experience Shakur’s emotive music live, with tickets available for purchase.

‘it’s not you, it’s me’ is a captivating exploration of life post-breakup, where Shakur’s vulnerability intertwines with his resilience. The EP showcases Shakur’s willingness to confront his own shortcomings, resulting in a body of work that is both introspective and relatable.

As Shakur continues to make waves in the music industry, fans and critics alike eagerly anticipate what this talented artist will bring next. With ‘it’s not you, it’s me’, Chase Shakur has solidified his place as a compelling voice in the world of R&B.



  1. no more cryin’
  2. cascade road
  3. ysl
  4. 143
  5. x’s n o’s
  6. slide
  7. no savin’
  8. i’ll always be there for you
  9. i know you’ve been lonely
  10. sink or swim (bonus)

“it’s not you, it’s me” TOUR DATES:

  • 6/13    New York, NY    Baby’s All Right
  • 6/15    Atlanta, GA        Aisle 5
  • 6/20    Los Angeles, CA    Peppermint Club

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