Rod Wave And NBA Youngboy Could Drop A New Song Together Soon

Rod said on an IG live that Youngboy sent him a song to feature on.

BYLavender Alexandria
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Rod Wave has a lot to celebrate recently. He released his new album Nostalgia last week which features nearly an hour of his vulnerable and narrative-heavy rap style. The album has done quite well and is expected to compete with Olivia Rodrigo's new album GUTS for the top spot on the Billboard 200 this weekend. The album is also expected to debut most of its tracklist in the Hot 100 this week. Singles like "Call Your Friends" and "Come See Me" could get as high as the top 20.

In a recent Instagram live video, Rod Wave was taking a victory lap of sorts when he let leak some information about what he could have coming next. During the livestream he told fans that none other than NBA Youngboy sent him a song to hop on. While it's unclear what the song is for or when it might be out, it's safe to say fans are excited regardless. Youngboy has already released an impressive three full albums so far this year, so a quick turnaround wouldn't be unexpected for him. Check out the IG Live clip below.

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NBA Youngboy Sent Rod Wave A Song To Be On

Included on Rod Wave's new album is the track "Crazy." The song contains a surprising sample of the Paramore song "Ain't It Fun." Wave spoke at length in an interview about how he procured the sample. He talked about his DM conversations with frontwoman Hayley Williams who connected to how personal the song was for Rod.

Later this year Rod is taking Nostalgia on tour with a selection of openers that fuse together the worlds of rap and R&B. Ari Lennox, Toosii, G Herbo, and Eelmaticare coming along for the ride which takes off in mid-October and runs until December. What do you think of Rod Wave and NBA Youngboy teaming up on a song? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.