Waka Flocka Flame

Nov
16
New Music: Mac Miller f/ Waka Flocka Flame – ‘Dog Pound’

Dog Pound

Mac Miller and Waka Flocka Flame join forces on “Dog Pound.” A raspy-voiced Waka vents about the industry over a drum-patterned beat, while the Pittsburgh MC keeps it real on his verse (“This a business, no one give a shit about you”).

The Dahi-produced song will not appear on Mac’s sophomore album Watching Movies With the Sound Off, due in early 2013.

“Here is a jam that waka and i made at the crib,” tweeted Mac. “Just some cool shit, it is music for the sake of creating.”

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Nov
13
Nardwuar Interviews Waka Flocka Flame

Waka Flocka Flame and Nardwuar

During his trip to Vancouver, Waka Flocka Flame caught up with Canadian journalist/YouTube sensation Nardwuar. With his brother Woo Da Kid by his side, the Brick Squad rapper was amazed by Nardwuar’s breadth of knowledge as he presented him with SWV and Doug E. Fresh records, salt and vinegar chips (his favorite), and other surprises, prompting Waka to respond, “You da man! I fuck with you.”

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Oct
8
Video: DJ Scream f/ 2 Chainz, Future, Waka Flocka Flame, Yo Gotti, & Gucci Mane – ‘Hoodrich Anthem’

DJ Scream and 2 Chainz

From mixtapes to his own album, Maybach Music’s DJ Scream rounds up a slew of hip-hop heavyweights—2 Chainz, Future, Waka Flocka Flame, Yo Gotti, and Gucci Mane—for an ode to the block in “Hoodrich Anthem.” The video, from Scream’s official debut Long Live the Hustle (due Nov. 20), visits each rapper in individual performance shots. Head to the trap with ATL’s finest.

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Sep
22
New Music: DJ Drama f/ Waka Flocka Flame, Tyler, the Creator, & Debo – ‘I’ma Hata’

Waka Flocka Flame and Tyler, the Creator

Brick Squad and Odd Future unite on “I’ma Hata,” their much-hyped collaboration off DJ Drama’s upcoming album Quality Street Music (Oct. 2). Waka Flocka Flame and Tyler, the Creator channel their haters, spewing venom at those whose success they envy.

“Yeah, I’m a hata/ F**k your wrist… f**k your car … f**k your money … f**k your life … f**k your clique,” raps Waka, while the OF leader spits a spiteful verse.

“It’s a banger,” Drama told Rap-Up TV. “Just that collaboration in itself is gonna excite a lot of people ’cause those are two very big personalities in hip-hop, so [having them] on one record is pretty amazing.”

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Sep
13
New Music: Waka Flocka Flame – ‘Salute Me or Shoot Me 4 (Banned from America)’ [Mixtape]

Salute Me or Shoot Me 4

Three months after releasing his sophomore album Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family, Waka Flocka Flame keeps the fire burning with his free mixtape Salute Me or Shoot Me 4 (Banned from America). Hosted by Trap-A-Holics and DJ Holiday, the fourth installment in his Salute Me or Shoot Me series features 15 tracks, with appearances from Gucci Mane, Wale, Roscoe Dash, Shawty Lo, Chief Keef, and more. He has dedicated the project to one of his fans, who recently passed away. Download/stream below.

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Sep
2
Video: Gucci Mane f/ T.I. and Rocko – ‘Plain Jane (Remix)’

T.I., Gucci Mane, and Waka Flocka Flame

Gucci Mane represents for ATL in the video for his remix to “Plain Jane” off his mixtape I’m Up. The Brick Squad captain stays posted alongside T.I. and Rocko while scoping out some sexy ladies and driving some luxury whips. His protégé Waka Flocka Flame also makes an appearance in the nighttime visuals.

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Aug
31
Video: Waka Flocka Flame f/ Nicki Minaj, Tyga, & Flo Rida – ‘Get Low’

Waka Flocka Flame and Nicki Minaj

Waka Flocka Flame brings together his friends Nicki Minaj, Tyga, and Flo Rida in the video for “Get Low,” the latest single off his sophomore album Triple F Life: Fans, Friends & Family. The Benny Boom-directed clip was shot on a soundstage in Atlanta. The Brick Squad rapper cleans up in a white tuxedo, while Nicki dons a curly blonde wig and gold bustier.

“The concept for the video was a red, white, and black color scheme, and a lot of art,” Waka told MTV News. “I wanted to bring hip-hop videos back—choreographing and girls dancing in it. There’s too [many] naked women dancing in videos scenes to me. I feel like I wanna put the art back into it. I feel like it’s my job to put the art and the fun back into the music.”

Nicki was more than willing to lend a hand. “Waka Flocka, he’s my brother,” said the Young Money diva. “People know that I go way back with him, and whatever he needs me to do, it gets done. He called me, he sent me a song, I said, ‘It’s nothing.’ I was finishing up my album, and I said, ‘You know I got you, it’s nothing.’”

On September 13, Waka will release his mixtape Salute Me or Shoot Me Vol. 4 featuring Tyler, the Creator, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Chief Keef, and more.

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