Watch Mac DeMarco & Kenny Beats Do “Italian-American Gangster Rap”
Mac DeMarco and Kenny Beats tried to freestyle “Italian-American gangster rap” on the last episode of the producer’s series. The cave.
The YouTube series sees Beats and a guest, including Slowthai, Thundercat, and Danny Brown in the past, create a song from scratch.
Asked by the producer what he wanted to do, DeMarco replied, “We smoke cigars. I am 25 percent Italian. People talk a lot about “gangster rap”. Many Italian Americans in the movies are gangsters. How come there isn’t an Italian-American gangster rap?
“Are you about to walk away?” Said Beats. “You can’t rap, Mac!” The independent musician replied: “Absolutely not, but I can try.”
Watch Beats and DeMarco try to bring their “Italian-American gangster rap” track to life below.
Last year DeMarco took stock of his new music goals, saying he had no plans to release any new tracks during the coronavirus pandemic.
“I wrote songs, but the idea of making a full record, then the idea of this record coming out in the middle of a pandemic only digitally, and then there’s no prospect of ever playing these things out. unless it’s live. or something… ”he said.
“I’m afraid we’re out of the coronavirus, and there will be 9,000 albums which are all like: [Singing] ‘Oh forties, baby, baby‘. “
Meanwhile, Beats released a new collaboration project with Denzel Curry in March. ‘Unlocked 1.5’ was a reimagining of the couple’s ‘Unlocked’ 2020 collaboration and included contributions from Arlo Parks, Joey Bada $$, Benny The Butcher and more.