Pusha T Shows He Is Still Lyrically Untouchable On His Latest Song (Audio)
In the same week it was announced that he’s been appointed as the president of G.O.O.D. Music, Pusha T shows that he is still running things on the mic, as well. When discussing his new position, King Push assured that the job would not affect his plans to release his forthcoming album of the same moniker, and that he was working on “classic material.” Today (11/12), he releases what might be the first taste of what to expect from the new LP.
“Untouchable” is a Timbaland production that foregoes, Tim’s customarily complex arrangements for the type of dark and sparse tracks that bring out the best in Pusha Ton. Armed with a Biggie sample and a booming beat, Pusha goes to work. From the outset, he separates himself from the competition, saying “I drops every blue moon to separate myself from you kings of the YouTube.” From there, he packs in pop culture references (“I am more U2. I am like Bono with the Edge. In Mexico, fuck Donald and his pledge”), complex big money talk (“Legend has it, the wrist is magic. The left is Patek, Philippe’s replaced by Matsuhisa”), and even social commentary (“I’m aiming for the moguls, why y’all niggas aiming at the locals? And, rap niggas broke like them. They’re mere hopeful). And, that’s just the first half of the first verse…
Take a listen to President Push’s latest and read his wordplay for yourself below.