Travis Barker ft. Clipse & Kobe - City of Dreams

Posted 5 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Travis Barker
Album:
Give the Drummer Some

When the MPC and hip hop met, they fell madly in love and forgot all about real, acoustic drums. Then there was Travis Barker. In his latest leak from his Give the Drummer Some album, dropping March 15, called City of Dreams and featuring Clipse and Kobe, the former drummer for Blink 182 shows us exactly what the beloved MPC can’t do. Backed by a high pitched arpeggio and some acoustically-urban drums by Barker, Pusha welcomes us to a place where “rainbows hues may just lead you to a pot of gold”. Malice then jumps on to help lay down three head-bobbing verses in which Clipse touch on everything from edamame to nipple rings, while singer Kobe contributes a heavy-handed chorus: “Welcome to the city of dreams yeah / where you probably never ever wake up from a nightmare.” Aside from Pusha’s skills (which are definitely showcased here), Travis’s percussion in City is godlike—even though I refuse to believe those tom rolls before the chorus are performed by a human. Overall, everyone did their thing but if I had to call it, I’d say the drummer’s definitely gonna get some after this one.

Travis Barker Clipse Kobe Honeycutt AlternativeHitmaker

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 Travis Barker

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

YG & Nipsey Hussle Fight The Power With “F.D.T.” Performance

YG continues to follow in the footsteps of N.W.A. and Ice Cube with a controversial late night TV performance. Read More
Posted about 45 minutes ago by William E. Ketchum III

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Kendrick Lamar & Big Sean’s “Holy Key”

For once forget about Kendrick, forget about "Control." Let's talk about how Big Sean and Betty Wright just crushed this song. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Nathan S.

Nas’ New Album Is Done, According to DJ Khaled

It's never too late for a master to add another classic album to his career catalog. Read More
Posted about 3 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

Why Drake Is Already Working on a New Mixtape

Drake has already had another banner year, but he’s not resting on his laurels. Read More
Posted 4 hours ago by William E. Ketchum III

Blank Face: Rare Album Covers That Don’t Feature the Artist’s Face

For a man with such a big ego, it's incredible that no Kanye West album cover has ever shown his face. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh
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.