Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J and TM88 Deliver Hard-Hitting New Album ‘TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening’
Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J join forces for a new project called TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening. The 16-track body of work is produced entirely by TM88 and contains just one guest feature: a Project Pat verse on track 11, "Breaking News."
Though Wiz and Juicy have collaborated on plenty of songs in the past, TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening serves as their first official joint album. The Pittsburgh/Memphis rappers, respectively, teased the album for about a week leading up to its release. First, they dropped the cover art, which features Wiz, Juicy and TM-88 with skeleton heads, sunglasses and gold teeth. Then they delivered a song called "Luxury Flow," which landed at No. 13 on the tracklisting.
TM88 provides hard-hitting backdrops for Wiz and Juicy to flex their lyrical chops. On the standout track "Bossed Up," Juicy raps, "See where I'm from nobody gives a fuck about ya/I know rappers I know trappers I know real clappers/If you ain't gettin' money nigga, then you hustle backwards/Choppers on the backseat if you want some action."
You can purchase TGOD Mafia: Rude Awakening on iTunes for $11.99. On social media, Juicy J has referred to the project as a mixtape, but iTunes is selling and referring to it as an album.
How does this 'tape stack up in the long list of Wiz and Juicy collabs? Feel free to sound off in the comments section. For more news on the Taylor Gang teammates, read up on why Wiz is suing his former longtime record label, Rostrum Records, and peep his new song with Lil Uzi Vert titled, "Pull Up.". For more on Juicy, listen to his recent banger with Young Dolph and 21 Savage called "Lit."
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