Could Migos’ long-awaited Culture III album finally see the light of day?
On Saturday (March 20), after more than three years of teasing the third installment of the rap trio’s Culture series, Offset once again stirred up excitement about the highly anticipated release by sharing a snippet from what appears to be a music video for a song on the forthcoming album.
“Culture 3,” Offset captioned the Instagram clip, in which he spits a verse while surrounded by his fellow Migos, a large entourage and several luxury cars.
The teaser prompted overjoyed reactions in the comments from numerous all-star rappers, including Snoop Dogg, Chance the Rapper and Rich the Kid.
“LESSGOOOO,” Chance commented. “Time to go crazy,” Offset replied.
The rapper seemed to allude to Culture III in another Instagram post on Sunday. “Time for the BIG 3,” he wrote alongside a photo of himself leaning on a Rolls Royce.
Offset’s posts arrived amid the highly publicized breakup between Migos’ Quavo and Saweetie. On Friday, the “Icy Girl” rapper tweeted that she was single, saying she’s suffered “too much betrayal and hurt behind the scenes.” Hours later, Quavo took to Twitter to express his discomfort with airing out dirty laundry from their relationship of nearly two years.
After churning out Culture and Culture II in 2017 and 2018, respectively, Migos temporarily went on hiatus to test the waters on solo careers. In 2018, Quavo dropped his solo debut album, Quavo Huncho, while Takeoff followed up with The Last Rocket. Offset released his first solo effort, Father of 4, the following year.
In March 2020, Quavo told Billboard that Migos was practicing social distancing by simplifying their movements, only going to the studio to work on Culture III and then back home.
A year earlier, during an interview before the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, Offset told Billboard, “Culture III on the way, you know what I’m saying? We whipping it and getting it together.”
An official release date for Culture III had not been announced at press time.
See Offset’s latest Instagram post hyping the album here.