Noisey Atlanta has already highlighted the lives of regional artists like 2 Chainz, Migos, Gucci Mane, and more, but in the latest episode, the focus has shifted to one of the newest movements in the city.
Atlanta via L.A. oddball hitmaker iLoveMakonnen sits down and smokes up with Snoop on the latest episode of GGN. The conversation starts with a discussion on "Tuesday," Makonnen's smash hit, and how it came out. In addition, Snoop gives his own gospel rendition of the song ("Sunday").
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iLoveMakonnen got lifted into the limelight real quick when Drake decided to hop on his regional hit, "Club Goin' Up On A Tuesday", but the future got even brighter for the Atlanta rapper when Drizzy decided to draft him to the OVO lineup.Makonnen is now preparing a retail version his excellent self-titled EP, and has
Last night we learned that iLoveMakonnen had quickly inked a deal with Drake's OVO imprint, following his sudden rise to fame mainly due to Drake's own remix of his single "Tuesday." The pairing up was in full force during the Atlanta stop on Drake and Lil Wayne's "Drake Vs.
iLoveMakonnen was already gaining momentum from his uniquely catchy singles like "I Don't Sell Molly No More" and "Club Goin' Up On A Tuesday", but he got what might be the biggest possible boost when Drake decided to hop on the latter single last week.
Earlier this month, we shared an EP by ATL oddball Makonnen that showcased his unique trap x bedroom pop aesthetic. Now the up-and-comer returns with a video for EP cut "Hold Up" that stars the mysterious doll on the cover of the EP and was shot on Mak's recent trip to NYC.
We introduced you to a new rapper in the Atlanta scene over the weekend, Makonnen, who dropped off his I Love Makonnen EP complete with production from Atlanta beatsmiths Sonny Digital and Metro Boomin.