Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage Join Ralo for “Flexing on Purpose”
Atlanta Ralo enlists hip-hop's new school to show he's "Flexing on Purpose." Dropped today (Aug. 2) on Youtube, the slow-paced banger boasts guest verses from 2016 XXL Freshmen Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage as well as the ATL's biggest off-center star, Young Thug. Ralo drops "Flexing on Purpose" in preparation of his Diary of the Streets II project on Aug. 30. Diary of the Streets II is the sequel to Ralo's November 2015 tape by the same name.
Fresh off dropping his newest project, The Perfect Luv Tape, earlier this week, Uzi handles the repetitive hook and each artist fills the beat with his own quirky, signature ad-libs. Being that it's his song, you know Ralo had to start off strong.
"I don't need the hassle, you know I'm a trapper/You what I'm after, you know I'ma get it/They said I couldn't but nigga I did it/Know you remember them callin' me trash/Now I got trash bags of cash," raps Ralo in the first verse.
Ralo explained how the collab came together when the song first dropped earlier today.
"I've known Thug for years, growing up in Atlanta and we reconnected on the music tip. Thug introduced me to Lil Uzi and we chopped it about doing a record... I connected with 21 through Shy Glizzy. When Shy comes to Atlanta he'll come to my crib. One day he brought 21 Savage through and the rest is history."
Who has the best verse on "Flexing on Purpose"? Check it out above and decide for yourself.
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