Kap G Drops ‘El Southside’ Mixtape
Kap G had plans to drop his El Southside mixtape many times over the past year, but it never arrived. Now, the wait is finally over as the Atlanta rapper has released El Southside with the help of DJ Drama. The project also gets the illustrious Gangsta Grillz tag, joining a long line of memorable mixtapes from DJ Drama's long running series.
The Atlantic Records artist's project features 11 tracks with some heavy hitters on the production as Pharrell handles the closing track "Southside." Other producers involved on the mixtape include KE on the Track, Squat Beats, Zone 36 and Trailer Park Legend. Kap G also enlists the help of Young Thug, Ca$h Out, YFN Lucci and Nechie for guest spots on the project.
El Southside sees Kap G looking to build off the success of his breakthrough single "La Policia." The track found a whole new life last year when T.I. and David Banner appeared on the remix. Kap G spoke to XXL about the importance of hip-hop having a message.
"It’s time to bring back that old hip-hop," Kap G said. "You know, back in the days people were really talking about what was going on in their neighborhoods, just about being poor and what they have to go through. And I feel like nowadays people just want to talk about being rich, you know, flexing, the Rolexes. So I feel like its time to bring that back."
Stream El Southside below or download it over at DatPiff.com.