Nearly out of nowhere, Young Thug has unloaded a new song, and it features J. Cole and Travis Scott.
The new track, which was released Thursday (May 23), is one that features Scott’s typically metallic vocals on the hook as well as ample flexes from Thugger and Cole. It’s a track that has definite replay value.
Back in 2017, the track, which Cole says was produced by T-Minus, might have been seen as a shocking one, considering Thugger’s ostensibly less lyrically inclined approach to hip-hop. However, during an interview last year, Cole made it a point to spotlight Thugger’s artistic brilliance.
“He’s just ill,” Cole told radio personality Angie Martinez last spring. “If you wanna talk about Thug as like, an artist, he’s an innovator. You can call him a mumble rapper all you want, but if you know skills and the art of rapping, and you know like, how you put words together, you know pockets, you know flows, you know the things he does with his voice, dude is a genius.”
Back in March, it was revealed that Cole was executive producing Thugger’s upcoming album. It appears that this track could very well be on it. Here’s to hoping it does.
Listen to Young Thug’s new song “The London” featuring J. Cole and Travis Scott below.