Milky Way is Bas’ third studio album, following 2014’s Last Winter and 2016’s Too High to Riot. The album contains fourteen songs and boasts features from J. Cole, A$AP Ferg, Ari Lennox, and more.
Bas discreetly revealed the album’s title as early as June 15, 2017, when he tweeted:
there’s only one Way to go. the Milky Way. In promotion of the album, Bas has frequently discussed things in terms of milk.
The album’s first single, “Pinball II,” which features Correy C, was released on April 10, 2018.
The album’s second single, “Boca Raton,” which features A$AP Ferg, was released on June 19, 2018.
On August 7, 2018, Bas hosted an album listening party and video shoot in Miami.
On August 9, 2018, along with the release of the music video for “Boca Raton,” Bas officially announced the album’s title and release date.
The album’s third single, “Tribe,” with J. Cole, was released on August 22, 2018.