I don't think I'll ever understand how STL GLD aren't one of the biggest bands in America. Notice I didn't say one of the biggest hip hop acts in America, but one of the biggest bands. It seems every time they release new music they just keep getting better and better. Their new single, "The New Normal, Pt. 1," might be what finally puts them over the top. It's something completely rare in modern hip hop: It's unique and creative while still having a huge amount of mainstream appeal. The song reminds me of everything I loved from hip hop back in the early 90's. It's not a throwback song at all. "The New Normal, Pt. 1" sounds completely current. This song has an edge to it and completely ignores what everyone else is doing out there. STL GLD do their own thing, and we should all come to the party ASAP. You can listen to "The New Normal, Pt. 1" below. The new STL GLD album, The New Normal, will be out February 1. You can pre-order the album here. For more on STL GLD, check out their website.