As if Curren$y hadn't given fans more than enough work -- averaging a project per month this year -- he's now back with a fellow NOLA warrior, Juvenile, with whom he last collaborated on 2013's "Bitch Get Up." Their new one, "I Can't go Back," is another gem, especially as it's given a lush, sample-driven instrumental from Spitta's New York plug, La Musica de Harry Fraud. Though we never imagined Juvenile rapping over a Fraud beat, what a treat it is.
The vibrant instrumental conjures up an image of classic New Orleans, and though it's more in Spitta's lane than it is Juvie's, it's remarkable how smoothly the veteran Hot Boy adapts here, a quarter-century into his career. Both emcees gaze into the rear-view and relay how they've gained wisdom through troubling scenarios. After this long in the game, they've both learned the hustler's adage, "I Can't Go Back." For these two, the road ahead is looking good and sounding better.
Opinions just like assholes, everybody got 'em
And I hate when n*ggas make they problems everybody's problems
N*gga tellin' me like I'ma really care about his problem