J.R. Donato Talks “Big Business” With Wiz Khalifa on New Song
Fresh off heading on tour with 2017 XXL Freshman Kap G, Taylor Gang's own J.R. Donato pulls up with "Big Business," the Wiz Khalifa-assisted first single from his FWTDK EP (Fear What They Don't Know), which is the follow-up to last fall's Why So Serious? mixtape. Check it out for yourself below.
"Big Business" finds J.R. and Wiz throwing around casual boasts as they plot on how to become bigger and better than ever. J.R. says he chose the track to be his first single because it has a vibe that differentiates it from other tracks on his new EP.
"I chose 'Big Business' for a single because it has its own vibe compared to the other tracks on the project. And that's what music is about now. Creating vibes. People will love this song and the FWTDK project," J.R. tells XXL.
With an easy-going, but active instrumental and references to Khalifa Kush—Wiz's signature marijuana brand—"Big Business" has a distinctly Taylor Gang feel to it. J.R. says he knew he needed Wiz on the track from the jump.
"When I first heard that beat I could hear Wiz on it," J.R. reveals. "We talked about the song but he wasn't in town the first day I recorded the verses. The next day at 5 something in the morning he asked me to pull up to the session and he knocked the hook out in just 20 minutes."
With "Big Business," J.R. builds some good momentum for FWTDK, which also features an appearance from Ty Dolla $ign. He plans to carry that momentum into the peak of summer.
"Plans for the rest of the summer will be turning up with my brother Kap G on our tour and dropping some crazy music with him too," J.R. says. "It's been lit so far and I wanna keep this energy going!"
Check out "Big Business" below, and peep J.R.'s FWTDK tracklist and backcover beneath that. FWTDK drops next Friday (July 21).
J.R. Donato FWTDK EP Track list
1. "FWTDK" (prod. by Ricky P)
2. "Got next" (prod by TM88)
3. "Big Business" Feat. Wiz Khalifa (prod by Ricky P)
4. "You're the One" Feat. Ty Dolla $ign (prod by Ricky P & Awree on the Track)
5. "Nervous" (prod. by Smokescreen)
6. "Get It" (prod. by Ricky P)
7. "Throwing Money" (prod. by TM88)
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