Dan Adu-Gyamfi takes a look at "A Lot," the collaborative track from Zaytoven and Lil Uzi Vert.
Dan Adu Gyamfi’s plug looks like Tchaikovsky. ([email protected]) Zaytoven has helped to define trap music over the last decade.He’s branded his style: “Hard club music with nice, friendly melodies.” Even if you don’t recognize his name, you’re familiar with the list of Atlanta stars whose sound he’s entirely or partially shaped: Gucci Mane, Future, Migos, […]
Harold Stallworth still has a ringtone. Throughout the Clinton era, rap music and telephones were a heavenly match. Mobb Deep’s “Party Over,” Biggie Smalls’ “Warning,” Danja Mowf’s “Phone Tag,” Medina Green’s “Crosstown Beef,” The Firm’s “Phone Tap,” and Capone-N-Noreaga’s “Phone Time” were recorded in a world when jacks still had an air of mystique about […]
Harold Stallworth looks like PJ Brown. Chalk it up to our collective pessimism for the fate of humanity or John of Patmos’ enduring delusions, but the future has long been typecast as an apocalyptic clusterfuck. At the moment, no one is more adept at soundtracking the future than Zaytoven. His instrumental for Gucci Mane’s “Stealing” […]