Kirko Bangz Drops ‘Playa’ EP
Kirko Bangz follows up his 2015 EP Fallin' Up with another extended play release called Playa Made. It's been awhile since the Houston rapper dropped a full length project and there has been no update on his Better Than Me album. It appears Kirko is intent with satisfying his fan base through shorter works like this one.
The Playa Made EP is light on guest appearances with X.O. and singer Jacquees as the only featured artists on the project. Kirko Bangz enlists the talents of Trakksounds, Chinky P, Albie, Sledgren, Gluck, B-Don and the aforementioned X.O. for production on the EP.
Playa Made is also a turn back to the radio-friendly style of Kirko Bangz's work. When he released the "30 for 30" freestyle last November, it sounded like the Texan was trying to break out of that mold.
”I feel like I have a bunch of fans and kids looking up to me and who have been riding because I motivate them through my music,” Bangz said of his switch in style on the track. “Lately, all I’ve been giving them is radio-friendly records due to what I’ve been going through career wise.”
It appears that was just a small deviation in the career of Kirko Bangz as Playa Made is steeped in the AutoTuned crooning that much of his discography is defined by. The Houston rhymer does abandon that a bit on "Dat Texas," which is a throwback to the smooth sounds you would hear in the works of the late Big Moe.
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