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Gucci Mane & Future, Free Bricks

Unity in rap can lead to great, or, in the very least, exciting and fresh offerings. Jay-Z and Kanye West's decision to team up for Watch The Throne is a full-length collaborative project burdened by expectations of greatness. Free Bricks, the joint offering from 1017 Brick Squad's Gucci Mane and Freebandz's Future, may not be quite great, but it remains exciting and manages to hit its mark. Throughout the mixtape, Future's oft-muffled, Auto-Tune-tinged flow and Gucci's crisp drawl bounce off of the large, persistent production from Zaytoven, Drumma Boy and Mike Will to create ride-round, steam-emitting-from-concrete type music. Zaytoven merges ...

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