DJ Drama is gearing as much as drop off a Gangsta Grillz mixtape with De La Soul. The Drama not too long ago sat down on Rap Radar the place he divulged plans for the way forward for Gangsta Grillz. Within the wake of De La Soul’s discography returning to DSPs, he stated he mentioned plans to create a tape with the group. Although no launch date has been set, it seems that we have now one thing to stay up for this.
DJ Drama introduced the venture as he defined his capacity to attach with completely different generations flawlessly. He stated he was “hooked on new shit” and with the ability to be forward of the developments. As he defined his love for hip-hop, he slyly slipped within the information of the De La Soul venture. “I used to be an adolescent within the 90s, in order that’s my period. I like that. That’s why I trip round to, listening to – De La Soul’s coming to streaming. I can’t be extra excited,” he stated. “And we received a Gangsta Grillz coming. Little sidebar.”
DJ Drama & De La Soul “Gangsta Grillz” Undertaking
As DJ Drama talked about, De La Soul’s discography lastly got here to streaming service after battling with Tommy Boy Information. De La Soul and their former label reached an settlement that allowed their discography to hit streaming platforms. 3 Ft Excessive and Rising, De La Soul Is Lifeless, Buhloone Mindstate, Stakes Is Excessive, Artwork Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump, and Bionix lastly appeared on streaming providers on the prime of the month.
Sadly, it looks like DJ Drama filmed his interview with Rap Radar earlier this 12 months, previous to the tragic announcement of Trugoy The Dave’s death. Trugoy battled congestive coronary heart failure over the previous few years, which he mentioned on De La Soul’s “Royaly Capes” in 2016. Per week after De La Soul graced the Grammys stage (sans Dave), his rep introduced that he handed away. Nevertheless, there’s but to be an official reason behind dying launched publicly. Although it’s unclear how this can have an effect on the Gangsta Grillz mixtape, we will solely hope that DJ Drama and De La Soul pay tribute to him in some kind on the venture.