Ghostface Killah - Together Baby

Posted 5 years ago
Producer:
Yakub
Album:
The Apollo Kids

If you weren’t completely feeling Wu-Tang representative Ghostface Killah‘s detour into modern R&B territory on Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry... well, then I don’t get you, because that album was dope. Regardless, I think we can all agree that it’s good to hear the rap legend back to his old tricks on Together Baby, the lead single off his forthcoming follow-up. Starks is still all about the ladies here, but the overall effect is grittier than anything on his last effort, with Yakub serving up an instrumental that ricochets between an old-school soul hook and a claustrophobic brass loop (both sampled from The Intruders’ Together) as Iron Man offers his version of the ideal night at the club: getting tipsy on ‘Jimmy Neutrons’ (which are apparently a mix of Patron and Nuvo), dancing and, of course, spitting game to all the fly honeys at the spot. The moral of this story? In Ghost’s own words, “When it comes to baggin’ a chick, don’t be aggressive / I get girls, y’all fellas is desperate.” The Apollo Kids drops December 14; I know what I’m getting all the Wu Tang-lovers in my life for the holidays…

Ghostface Killah Editors Picks

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 Ghostface Killah

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

I’m Not Excited About Travis Scott’s “Birds in the Trap” & That’s OK

The world's seems to be anxiously awaiting Travis' album on August 5, but I might literally be asleep when it drops. Read More
Posted 16 hours ago by Nathan S.

Why YG Got “Two Biggest White Rappers” in Macklemore & G-Eazy for “FDT (Pt. 2)”

YG didn’t pull any punches when asked why he brought in G-Eazy and Macklemore for the "FDT (Pt. 2)." Read More
Posted about 17 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

Waka Flocka “Not a Friend” of Gucci Mane

While the world celebrates Gucci's homecoming, the rift between him and Waka is still too big to cross. Read More
Posted 17 hours ago by Nathan S.

Jean Grae Links With Marvel & Ta-Nehisi Coates for Excellent “Black Panther” Song

Marvel Comics' relationship with hip-hop gets even deeper as Jean Grae comes through with some "Black Panther" fire. Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Vic Mensa & Joey Purp’s Sway Freestyle

How is Chicago this talented? Joey and Vic trade bars in an insane freestyle you have to hear. Read More
Posted about 21 hours ago by Nathan S.
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.