Rise

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of Trip Lee's fifth album. "Rise has a lot of different meanings," the rapper told Vibe about the record, "It's a call-to-action to rise from the dead and actually live. We're born spiritually dead, and I'm calling for everyone to become spiritually alive."

    "Secondly, don't wait until later to live the way you were created," Trip added. "God created you to honor Him, find joy, and serve others. Don't sleep on that. Lastly, rise above the low expectations people have."
  • Rise debuted at #16 on the Billboard album chart with first-week sales of approximately 23,000 units, making it Trip Lee's highest charting long player of his career.
  • This song introduces the album. "When Gawvi and I made that track, we sat and listened to some of our favorite intros to hip-hop albums of all-time," Trip told Artist Direct. "Then, we had an hour-long conversation about what we thought made a great hip-hop intro. We worked on that one. In that sense, it was special. We were on the same page in terms of what we wanted to do and what he created. It was beautiful."

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