Denzel Curry and Key Glock’s “Walkin” remix is ​​our rap song of the week

Every Friday, Rap Song of the Week rounds up the hip-hop tracks you need to hear. Check out the full playlist here. This week, Denzel Curry recruits Key Glock for the remix of “Walkin”.

On the surface, Key Glock wouldn’t be an obvious choice to appear on the world-weary ‘Walkin’ remix, but Denzel Curry reached out to the Memphis rapper after being impressed with Glock’s persistence following the loss of his best friend. and mentor young Dolph. Having dealt with the brutal death of his own brother, Curry knows well the pain of dealing with the tragedy.

“I reached out to Glock because I felt like he was the perfect example of ‘Walkin’,” Curry explained in a statement. “Based on everything he’s been through and his independence, that hasn’t stopped his grind. I’ve always been a fan of Memphis hip-hop, so that just felt right.

He added: “Tomorrow is never certain and we all go through different hurdles every day. The goal is to keep walking or keep moving.

The “Walkin'” remix removes Curry’s first verse from the original for brevity’s sake, but otherwise remains mostly intact, paving the way for Key Glock to lend his stamp to the standout. Melt my eyes, see your future Single. He responds by detailing the harsh realities of a kill-or-be-killed life (“Monster hangin’ with goons and goblins/ I’m so heartless, shoot with a carbon, yeah”) and the need to earn money. money regardless of the obstacles that stand in the way.

With a relentless flow and lyrics about leading no matter the circumstances, Glock’s contribution is a welcome addition to one of the best songs – regardless of genre – released in 2022 so far.

After a few festival dates, Curry is resuming his “MELT MY EYEZ” North American tour in June. Grab your tickets now through Ticketmaster.

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