Killer Mike Adds A Scorching Verse To T.I.’s Hit Single (Audio)
T.I. and Young Thug previously released “About The Money,” the mainstream-aimed video single from Tip’s Paperwork album. With Young Thug being the most recently, in a prolific lineage of T.I. proteges, ranging from Young Dro to Yung LA to B.o.B. to Iggy Azalea. However, in addition to Grand Hustle’s reputation for “building artists ground-up,” the label also thrives on helping them “renovate.”
Artists such as B.G., 8Ball & MJG, and Trae Tha Truth have all made homes with T.I.’s label, after previous success with other movements. One of the biggest acquisitions however, was Killer Mike. The Adamsville, Atlanta MC found a home with HUSTLGNG after his tenure alongside Outkast, Big Boi, and Purple Ribbon.
This time, Mike Bigga might just be what the track needed. The Grind Time Rap Gang leader hops on “About The Money,” with his thoughtful, penetrating fast-rap. A master of the braggadocio, Mike slams the record, and reminds a key component of Tip’s audience that it’s all real: