On the purple carpet of the American Music Awards final month, JID stopped to have a chat with Hip HopDX and was requested which lyric on the brand new album is his oldest. It is no secret that rappers use traces which might be pretty outdated, and the Dreamville rapper isn’t any totally different.
In keeping with JID, there’s one particular line on “Cash” that was written almost a decade in the past when he was simply discovering his footing within the rap sport. “[It was] in all probability 2013,” JID stated. “Only a line although. I be stealing lyrics from myself once they do this good.”
He continued, reciting the road: “Cash on my thoughts, greater than most the time…it was from ‘Cash.’”
The precise lyrics goes: “Look, n-gga, cash on my thoughts greater than half the time/ They put our masks on the cash so I mastermind.”
“Cash” is considered one of 15 information that make up JID’s third studio album, The Eternally Story. The album was launched in August and peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 chart.
JID enlisted a lot of his friends to assist him carry his imaginative and prescient to life as options, together with Kenny Mason, EarthGang, 21 Savage, Child Tate, Lil Durk, Ari Lennox, Yasiin Bey, Lil Wayne, Johntá Austin, Ravyn Lenae and Eryn Allen Kane.
In November, JID unleashed a deluxe version that included the tune “2007” which did not land within the unique after clearance points prevented that from taking place. The Atlanta, Georgia native took to his Twitter and revealed the album can lastly be listened to in the appropriate approach.
“2007 is absolutely out.. I am up early actually replaying TFS the proper approach,” he tweeted on the time.
The Eternally Story has additionally given JID a nomination for Hip HopDX‘s Greatest Rapper of 2022. He’ll be competing with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Pusha T and NBA YoungBoy, all of which had productive outputs this yr.
JID and J. Cole’s nomination reveals how a lot of a powerhouse Dreamville is with its roster of expertise. Nonetheless, that workforce may’ve been very totally different had JID signed elsewhere — which just about occurred. Throughout an interview with The Breakfast Membershipthe DiCaprio 2 rapper revealed he and earthgang virtually signed with one other rapper.
“I am finna inform y’all a narrative. Me and EarthGang was about to signal – not ’bout to, we was not about to do it as soon as we noticed the deal – we bought supplied a deal from Wealthy Homie Quan,” JID stated.
Charlamagne defined how a deal of that magnitude would have been an enormous second for Wealthy Homie Quan, however JID stated the deal itself wasn’t preferrred.
“I do not even bear in mind particularly, however … straight crack sandwiches,” he stated, referencing his “Crack Sandwiches” tune off The Eternally Story. He then clarified that he by no means spoke with Wealthy Homie concerning the deal, and as a substitute simply spoke along with his individuals.