Cassidy ft. Jr. Reid - High Off Life

Posted 5 years ago

It’s hard to believe coming from a man who once metaphorically murdered Freeway in a battle and literally faced murder charges, but Philadelphia emcee Cassidy has taken a turn for the positive. The man’s last single Drumma Bass was a feel good party jam, and for his latest effort he’s put down the kush (and Patron) and decided to instead simply get High Off Life...kind of. With producer Vinylz bringing in elements of dancehall percussion, along with some good old fashioned east coast sirens, on the beat, Cassidy jumps on board for some somewhat confusing rhymes that are as hard and pimping (and ‘90s reference heavy) as ever, a NSFW stance that doesn’t seem to jive with the reggae soaked vocals of Jr. Reid, the Caribbean hookman best known for Game’s One Blood. Is the title ironic? Or does Cass indeed do his best shooting and f**king stone cold sober? Maybe DJBooth nation can sort things out for me. If you’re feeling intoxicated by this sky high anthem, be sure to check out Cassidy’s upcoming, independently distributed album, C.A.S.H. (Cass Always Stays Hard), when it hits stores everywhere on November 16.

Cassidy Reggae Dancehall

Written by
Posted 5 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Cassidy

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

The Weeknd We Knew is Dead & Gone In Evolutionary “Starboy” Video

The Daft Punk-assisted lead single gets a sleek, powerful visual to match. Read More
Posted about 2 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Meet Paul White, Danny Brown’s Secret Weapon

The British producer has been quietly killing the game with his unique sound and extensive range. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Vince Staples Took Smaller Def Jam Budget in Exchange For Creative Control

Signing to a major label can work in 2016 if you sign a smart deal. Read More
Posted 3 hours ago by DJ Z

Tubes & Torrents - Why Music Piracy Isn’t Going Away

Piracy is a problem, but it’s a symptom of a much bigger illness in the industry. Read More
Posted about 4 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Danny Brown “Atrocity Exhibition” 1 Listen Album Review

Danny Brown's "Atrocity Exhibition" brings one of the most unique voices and perspectives back to rap. Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by Yoh

New Spotify Numbers Show Toronto Artists Are Running Music

Drake, Bieber and The Weeknd are putting the city on their back. Read More
Posted 21 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan
Sample Text - Sample Link




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