Alex Wiley ft. Chance The Rapper & GLC - Spaceship II

Posted 3 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Wes Freeman
Album:

Upon hearing Chance The Rapper’s Good Ass Intro, off his newly-released Acid Rap project, I immediately got that “oh sh*t” feeling that first came over me after first listening to Kanye way back in 2002. One reason for the nostalgia is that it actually sampled West, but the larger reason is because Chance’s music contains that soulful Chicago sound I fell in love with as a 14-year-old. Well, if you shared that same feeling with me last month, then you’ll share it again today as you press play on on Alex Wiley’s Spaceship II, a pseudo-sequel to Kanye’s Spaceship from his debut classic College Dropout. Produced by Wes Freeman, Spaceship II features a soul sample and blaring horns where Wiley and the aforementioned Chance take turns dropping verses, and to complete the circle Kanye’s (former) right-hand man GLC provides some of his signature and insightful Isms. It’s looking more and more like the latest generation of Chicago emcees are poised to truly make their mark. If you like what you heard on Spaceships II, be sure to check out Wiley’s debut mixtape, Club Wiley, out now thanks to Closed Sessions.

Alex Wiley Chance the Rapper GLC DownloadsEditors PicksIndie

Written by
Posted 3 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Alex Wiley

Alex Wiley - Club Wiley Cover
Artist: Alex Wiley
Album: Club Wiley
Chicago buzzmaker Alex Wiley, a rough and tumble, hard-nosed, no holds barred emcee, who has circulated the Blogosphere through the first five months of 2013, has something to prove. But what could a relative newcomer need to... More
Posted on Jun 04, 2013

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Music Video Director Hiro Murai Is Donald Glover’s Secret Weapon

Hiro Murai has made incredible music videos with Childish Gambino, now he's taking his talents to Atlanta with Donald Glover. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by Yoh

Holy Sh*t You Need To Watch DJ Shadow & Run The Jewels’ “Nobody Speak” Video

The legendary producer/DJ brings out Run The Jewels for glorious, Funny Or Die-premiered visuals. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by Brent Bradley

The DJBooth A&R Report (August, 2016)

Become familiar with the names and work of four exciting, young artists before they blow up. Read More
Posted about 4 hours ago by Brendan V

French Montana Lied, “MC4” Wasn’t Pushed Back Due to Sample Clearance

Epic Records chairman and CEO L.A. Reid divulges the real reason why French will be released in October. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by DJ Z

A De La Soul Catalog Crash Course Before “and the Anonymous Nobody…” Arrives

We look back at De La Soul's entire catalog before looking ahead to their brand new album. Read More
Posted about 6 hours ago by Matteo Urella

Damn! Mickey Factz Has “600 Bars On Deck” For Upcoming Radio Appearances

Considering Mickey’s track record, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for these upcoming appearances. Read More
Posted about 7 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.