With just a few days to go until Beast Coast‘s first full-length studio project as a collective arrives, the acclaimed East Coast crew is serving up one last taste of the LP. Specifically, the hip-hop supergroup follows up their impressive Rap City cypher by debuting a new, reggae-influenced single dubbed “Snow In the Stadium.” For this track, fans can expect new lyrical salvos from Erick Arc Elliott (who also produced the cut), Joey Bada$$, Meechy Darko, Kirk Knight, CJ Fly and Issa Gold.
“Beast Coast gang, know where I’m from / Acid tab right on my tongue / This my 47th blunt / Promise this ain’t what you want,” Joey Bada$$ raps, blending brags and boasts with psychedelically-tinged drug-talk. “Live my life, gotta’ have my fun / Remember way back, I ain’t have no funds / Now I lay back with a bad little something / And it all makes sense, so we all make something / Walk with a chip on my shoulder / Knowing we shifting the culture / N***a you know, can’t say that I never told you / Beast Coast, we takin’ it global.”
“I get high off life but they won’t let me be / Been on my side, I show no deputy / Drink up all night, preferably Hennessy / Please pass my light, the weed will set you free,” Meechy Darko adds for his own “Snow In The Stadium” verse. “Puff puff, then fly, move like a refugee / My gun, my knife, the bare necessities.”
You can stream Beast Coast’s latest single “Snow In The Stadium” above. The supergroup’s debut studio album, Escape From New York, is scheduled to see release this Friday, May 24.
For more, revisit Beast Coast’s “Left Hand” video from last month.
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