Skip to main content

Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Lil B & Metro Boomin’s “My House”

Based God-n-Harmony.
  • Author:
  • Updated:

Lil B has been teasing his new Black Ken mixtape for a minute now, talking about how it “will change the world” while dedicating it to everyone from Kanye West and Vince Staples to A$AP Yams and Swaggy P.

Last night (December 28), the Based God finally released the first track from Black Ken, and it doesn’t disappoint.

On “My House,” the Based God joins forces with the current Beats God, Metro Boomin, for a truly fantastic reworking of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s ’96 Grammy-winning hit “Tha Crossroads,” which itself was a dedication to Eazy-E and other late family and friends of the group.

Scroll to Continue



TOPS’ Breezy Indie Pop Brings the Party Inward

Montreal band TOPS brings the party inward on their new EP, 'Empty Seats.' Frontwoman Jane Penny breaks down their process for Audiomack World.


Johan Lenox Is Mastering the Form of Pop

After working with Kanye West, composer and singer Johan Lenox is stepping into his pop era. He breaks down his journey for Audiomack World.


5 New Albums You Need to Hear This Week

Press play on new albums from Kendrick Lamar, Becky G, Leikeli47, Obongjayar, and Skillibeng.

On the production side, Metro Boomin slows down DJ U-Neek’s original, unmistakable melody to a promethazine pace, updating it with airy claps and his speaker slapping drums. With these few tweaks, Metro completely changes the mood from melancholic to euphoric—a fitting backdrop for the most positive man in hip-hop.

Lil B also turns Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s remembrance anthem on its head, choosing instead to entice a black Barbie with humble brags about having a pool in his living room and blowing his mortgage at the club. There is even a sly nod to Future, too: “How many friends is coming witcha? Shit, I don’t give a fuck if they was real sistas.”

Some might call “My House” sacrilege, others might call it an instant classic. But if that outro—graceful, heaven-bound and full of “Metro Boomin want some mo, n*gga!” drops—doesn’t make you feel like you’re riding in a chrome-plated chariot in the sky, not even the Based God can save you.


By Andy James. Follow him on Twitter.



Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Rapsody & Ab-Soul's "2 AM"

Rapsody extends her hot streak with this new heat rock.


Holy Sh*t You Need to Watch Common Perform “Black America Again” on 'The Tonight Show'

Common is rewriting the Black American story, but are you listening?


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Pusha T's "H.G.T.V."

Pusha T finally returns with a new single and it's scorching hot.


Holy Sh*t You Have to Watch Kweku Collins' "jump.i" Video

The Closed Sessions signee's "jump.i" video is a house party you never want to end.


Holy Shit You Need to Hear Cousin Stizz & Offset's "Headlock"

The first single from Stizz's upcoming mixtape 'ONE NIGHT ONLY.'


Holy Sh*t You Need to Hear Vince Staples' "BagBak"

Vince’s new single is flames, and apparently there’s more on the way.