October 6, 2022

Rap Track of the Week rounds up and breaks down all of the hip-hop tracks it is advisable to hear. Try the complete playlist right here. This week, Freddie Gibbs drops “Too A lot,” the lead single from $oul $previous $eparately.

Freddie Gibbs has saved anticipations excessive for his follow-up to 2020’s Alfredo by teasing it with celebrity collaborations just like the ScHoolboy Q-assisted “Gang Indicators” and “Black Illuminati,” a earlier Rap Track of the Week that includes Jadakiss. After recruiting the standout MCs from LA and New York, respectively, the Gary, Indiana native has turned to Memphis for the lead single from his newly introduced Warner Data debut $oul $previous $eparately.

Moneybagg Yo lends Gibbs a hand on “Too A lot,” a celebration of extra and wealth. With a seemingly eternal, unwinding circulate that not even a freight practice may cease, Gibbs retains his focus easy: no quantity of jewellery, alcohol, automobiles, or ladies can fulfill his needs. “All this cash that I acquired, I may by no means get an excessive amount of,” he spits. “All these hoes that I acquired, I may by no means get boo’d up/ Drive these automobiles on the lot, I be switchin’ the sneakers up.”

Bringing a special sort of avenue gravitas, Moneybagg Yo contrasts Gibbs’ managed chaos with nonchalant rhymes about his personal hedonistic methods. “It’s chilly, bustdown Cuban with the matchin’ Richard Mille,” he raps. “Flyer than a eagle once I’m touchin’ down in Philly/ Nickname the coupe Lil Wayne, no ceilings.”

It doesn’t matter what is available in his path, Gibbs will all the time mash the gasoline pedal, whether or not which means partnering with a brand new label after incomes a Grammy nod or elevating an ongoing feud with Benny the Butcher. With an all-star solid of producers together with Pharrell, The Alchemist, Madlib, Boi-1da, Tay Keith, and extra, $oul $previous $eparately is primed to be Gibbs’ most mainstream album but.

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