G.O.O.D. Music is on the verge of forming Voltron. With members Big Sean, Common, Pusha T, John Legend, Kid Cudi and captain Kanye West they've already solidified themselves as one of if not the best crew in hip hop. Recently rumors of 2Chainz joining the already star studded team have surfaced, sending waves of panic throughout the industry. The artist formerly known as Tity Boy is hands down the hottest rapper in the game. A partnership with he and a super producer like Kanye is a recipe for classic material. Rumors of their newly formed partnership surfaced when the two appeared together on 106&Park following the release of their new single "Mercy". Chainz' debut album is set to be released August 14 through Def Jam Records, but the world is desperately praying for a G.O.O.D. Music affiliation as well.
With the game presently being dominated by the "crew" every label is frantically competing to acquire the most talent in order to assemble the most formidable roster. Lil Waynes YMCMB and Maybach Music Group lead by Rick Ross have been at the forefront of the trend. Between Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Tyga, Rozay, Meek Mill, Wale, and Stalley the charts and air waves have been
completely monopolized in 2012. G.O.O.D. Is now joining the arms race and attempting to drop a nuke on the competition by acquiring the biggest free agent in the industry! Kanye is the greatest hip hop producer of all time, Big Sean and Pusha T are two of the best lyricists in the game, and Common is a living legend, adding 2Chainz would make this something reminiscent of 90's Death Row. Its like Lebron James going to the Lakers, or Peyton Manning going to the Cowboys! Its just unfair! How can other labels compete with that level of quality?
For hip-hop's sake I'm hoping the rumors are truuuuuuuu! Quality rap music is few and far between these days but a union of this magnitude has endless possibilities. After getting a sample of the greatness on "Mercy" the whole word is patiently waiting for more of the classic material. From the looks of it Its gonna be a G.O.O.D. summer!
LISTEN TO "MERCY"