Lil Durk has come a long way in the hip-hop scene, growing from an underground hit on the Chicago drill scene to one of the biggest names in music. Working with Lil Baby and starring in Drake's Laugh Now Cry Later brought him great commercial success. From a troubled past to a life of luxury, Durk's latest album takes a different turn, exploring the reality of fatherhood and sustainability in the industry
After owning the past two years with “WAP” and “Up” and reasserting her presence in the current NY drill takeover with “Shake It,” Cardi B has returned with the lead single for her forthcoming sophomore album. With verses from Lil Durk and Kanye West, “Hot Shit” is little more than a lukewarm offering. Produced by Tay Keith, “Hot Shit” finds the three rappers delivering stale bars about opps, wealth, and sex. At times, Cardi’s flow is reminiscent of “Up,” but her sample of “Electric Boogie” is worth the redundancy. “Pretty when I wake up, I'm a bad bitch at breakfast / Still might slide on a opp (It's electric!),” she spits.
On the “All My Life” collaboration, LIL DURK admits that J. Cole “smoked” him, saying, “THAT BARELY HAPPENS.”
Lil Durk has admitted that J. Cole “smoked” him on his new single “All My Life” that dropped on Friday (May 12), something the Chicago rapper says “barely happens” to him. The OTF frontman spoke about the new collaboration in an interview with Complex at his release party on Thursday (May 11), and admitted that Cole bodied him on his own song.
Built around a huge hook, the song is the first time the two have appeared on wax together. “Lately I just wanna show up and body some shit,” the Dreamville boss raps. “Always been a lil mathematician, lately it’s cash I’m gettin’/I’m losin’ count of these bags, I been movin’ too fast/Hard times don’t last, ’member when cops harassed.” The two hitmakers teased the collaboration with a series of photos of them shooting the video. They also shared a clip of them filming with a crowd of kids, who joyfully chanted the chorus as Cole recorded from his phone. In the caption, Durk promised he would drop the cover art and release date for his project if he got over 100,000 comments. He reached the milestone with ease.
Laugh Now Cry Later,' the first single off Drake's new album 'Certified Lover Boy,' sounds eerily similar to his hits of the past. Halfway through Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later” — the first single off the Toronto’s rapper’s upcoming album, Certified Lover Boy — Lil Durk raps, “Bring Drake to the hood, surround Drake around Dracs.” He pronounces “Dracs” like “Drakes,” but he means “dracos,” the firearm du jour featured in so many modern rap songs.