Gucci Mane Reminisces About His Time at “Coachella” for New Song
Long live the flute. Gucci Mane, who destroyed his set during weekend one of Coachella last week, is the latest artist to use the instrument in his newest track. “Coachella,” which is produced by Murda Beatz, TM-88 and !llmind, is fantastic. Big Guwop does what he does best—brag about why he’s a boss.
“Soft-top Rolls, I pulled out the parking lot/This bitch won’t pick up the phone she must think I’m Travis Scott/Gucci so dope like they pulled him out the pot/Don’t care if your man play ball or not bitch all tote is bankrolls/When you super cold then they drop it likes it’s hot/These hoes ain’t really fucking you they fucking what you got bro,” Guwop raps on the track.
The hottest trend in hip-hop right now is flutes being used in production for rap songs. Flute-infused records began to become commercially popular with Future’s “Mask Off,” which later sparked the “Mask Off” Challenge, putting a spotlight on young Black musicians.
Soon after, Billboard Hot 100 hits like Kodak Black’s “Tunnel Vision” and Drake’s “Portland” came out, and now, if you’re a rapper trying to make a hit record, you’re asking for some type of incorporation of a flute in your song.
Murda Beatz produced Drake’s “Portland” so it’s only right that he’s the man, along with TM-88, to add flutes to Gucci’s “Coachella.” If you missed Gucci’s set during weekend one, check out the highlights here. The rapper brought out Rae Sremmurd, Lil Yachty and Diddy, among others, during his set.
Listen to “Coachella” below.
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