The industry’s roots in New York and Atlanta have led to a pretty healthy sharing of ideas between the south and the north for the last decade or so. Snap begat trap and then turned into the city-less pop rap that dominates the genre today; French Montana and Meek Mill are making anthems that would have been decidedly southern (and straight-up mocked in NY and Philly) a decade ago. Over the same period, jerk and hyphy came Check the Rest Here..
While in the studio Young Dro previews a new track called “Where’s Waldo” featuring Doe B and produced by FKi. Dro hints that he wants to get Trinidad Jame$ to hop on the track as well and it will be for his P.O.L.O. album if it ever sees the light of day. Props to DGB.
RocNation DJ/Producer Reflex links with Childish Gambino for a new track “Body So Tight” which is described as “808 heavy” track. Reflex’s is currently working on his debut untitled EP, which is coming out later this year.
The Bay and LA unite on Sway in the Morning, as Problem and IamSu! swing by our Shade 45 studios. Not only do these young independent hustlers talk about how they met, and how the west coast is coming together for a new sound, but they even performed “Understand Me” in-studio, with Sway on background vocals.
Did you know IAMSU wrote and produced UP for Love Rance? Watch below as he explains the inception of the record.