Imagining Rap’s Slowest Posse Cutby jesse
Yesterday (May 3), Tech N9ne came up to the XXL offices to premiere his lightning-fast posse cut, “Worldwide Choppers,” featuring the some of rap’s most notorious speed demons like Twista, Busta Rhymes and Yelawolf.
Returning to the concept of his 2007 track “Midwest Choppers,” Tech collected the quickest, most skilled flowmasters—dubbed choppers—from around the world, on one star-studded track.
Since to every Ying there is a Yang (right?), XXL imagined what it would sound like if we took that concept and flipped it on its head. What would the song be like if it consisted of the rap world’s slowest rappers over a chopped and screwed beat by DJ Michael “5000” Watts? The result is a lil’ something we like to call “Lowriding Golfcarts.”
Who did we recruit for this affair, you might ask? Well the 20-minute long song would have to include Shyne, known for his deep-voiced slow drawl, and Ricky Ross, who doesn’t like to use more than four words per bar. Let’s not forget about Too Short, the rap veteran who more or less speaks on records as opposed to actually riding the beat, as well as the 2011 XXL Freshman, Lil B. Throw a few adlibs from Jim Jones in there and a chorus by Master P and we’re good to go.
“Lowriding Golfcarts,” coming to a hood near you at the slow and steady pace of 15 mph. Don’t catch a flat tire!