Fools Gold chief A-Trak and Lex Luger (producer of Flockaveli, one of the most influential producers in modern hip-hop) together are Low Pros, and their debut EP is out later this year. Young Thug is something else you should be excited about: “Danny Glover” is a smash and co-signed by Nicki Minaj and his bizarre Black Portland tape with Bloody Jay bumps (not forgetting 1017 Thug, his adored debut tape).
“Jack Tripper” is a blast. The beat – Trak and Luger along with Atlanta gawd Metro Boomin’ – probably has Fatima Al Qadiri‘s ears burning, but the trap drums are enough to distinguish. On each track Thug twists and stretches his voice into wonderful shapes that emerge as squeaks and mumbles not quite like anything you’ve heard before. It’s all here. Listen up: