Fool's Gold label boss A-Trak speaks to Vlad-TV about collaborating with Young Thug on his and Lex Luger's Low Pros EP.
As of late, the rap world's been buzzing with opinions about the most alien of the ATLiens, Young Thug. Some have been slow to warm to his offbeat, unorthodox approach to rapping, but others, like recent collaborator A-Trak, see him as a luminary in the rap game. In a new interview with Vlad-TV, A-Trak has nothing but praise for Young Thug after working with him on three songs from his and Lex Luger's joint EP as Low Pros.
"I think Young Thug's buzz, he earned it, it's well-deserved," A-Trak said. "I think he's such an alien the way that he sounds and records. He just sounds very otherworldly. His voice is crazy and he switches his flow many times in a song. I don't really have to explain it, the guy is just a different kind of dude. he looks different, everything about him is different. He's dope, everything is really catchy. If he was just a weirdo, it wouldn't work by itself but the fact that he has songs like 'Danny Glover' and 'Stoner,' that's what makes it bubble to the level that it's at."
He went on to say: "I'm a fan of left-field shit, I'm a fan of weird shit, stuff that goes off the beaten path but the quality has to be there too," he said. "It can't just be weird for the sake of being weird. At the end of the day the music has to be good. 'Danny Glover' is a great song so Thug's a weirdo and I'm super happy to have him on the record. He came into a session and did three songs in one night. He's really talented, he's the real deal."
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