Meek Mill, Pusha T and Ty Dolla Sign Join Forces for DJ Drama’s “Boyz in the Hood”
DJ Drama is prepping the release of his forthcoming album, Quality Street Music 2. Today (July 13), Drama drops a single from the new project - a track called "Boyz in the Hood" featuring hip-hop heavyweights Meek Mill, Pusha T and Ty Dolla $ign.
Meek delivers powerful lyrics about his time in jail. On verse No. 1, he raps, "Uh, sorry your honor if I was too arrogant, that money was staggering/They locked me PC with them trannies and rats, man that shit was embarrassing/Twenty-three hours in cell by myself, man you couldn't imagine it/They fed me some shit I won't feed to my dog, man that shit was the nastiest/Can you imagine me losing my mind?/Doing push-ups, fifty-two at a time/Do the whole debt just to get through the time/Just to get to my son and get back to my mom."
He continues, "Papi keep asking me, where am I at?/I told him in jail and I said I'd be back/He said when you're back "Can you get me from school?"/Shit like that there will turn boy to a goon/Onto the graveyard, there's only one stop/We live fast, die from gunshots/In this lifestyle when we sling dope/Bust glocks, why you think we say "fuck cops"?/Cause when they lock us up all the fun stops/And when the ice cream truck come to one stop/So for the little babies all the fun stops/And we posted on the corner like the bus stop/Waiting on the state bus 'til the cuffs lock."
Per usual, Ty Dolla $ign handles the hook. Meek Mill covers the second verse, and Pusha T takes care of the third one.
The Virginia rapper spits, "And every year after, now everyday's laughter/No jail visits, no collect calls, we done put an end to that chapter/On holiday, small island riding jet skis with the family/I'm a hood nigga I can't swim but that little fact it ain't stopping me/I got yacht dreams, not rented, I double parked in that harbor/That's drag racing for rich niggas and bad bitches at the cargo/Woo, how fast your car go? Mine go two and change/My drugs now got a barcode, now that's called moving things, sing!"
Safe to say Drama did his thing on this record. You can pre-order Quality Street Music 2 now for $11.99 via Amazon.
You can listen to "Boyz in the Hood" below. Keep it locked to XXL as more music and news from DJ Drama surfaces. As aforementioned, Quality Street Music 2 is set to drop on July 22.
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