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Jeezy taps Meek Mill for new record “MLK BLVD”

On it, they spit braggadocious bars over a Lex Luger beat.

Jeezy and Meek Mill on a track? Yes please. The Snowman drops off his new record titled “MLK BLVD,” the second single off his forthcoming album, TM 104: The Legend of the Snowman, slated to arrive Aug. 23 via Def Jam Recordings. This is what happens when Atlanta and Philly collide.

The hard-hitting record is produced by Lex Luger, an award-winning producer known as one of the originators of this new trap sound. Immediately, “MLK BLVD” arrives with his signature drums, horns, and 808s, as Jeezy comes in on the intro asking him to turn the beat up. The Atlanta rapper enters, “Like Makaveli, I'm about to snap ('Bout to snap) / Like Curtis Jackson, go and get the strap.”

This leads right into the chorus, as Jeezy flexes about owning a Rolls-Royce Dawn, and driving it down Martin Luther King street, a tribute to the civil rights leader. If you know the rapper, you know he’s about getting his money. He even pokes fun with the line, “I’m better off beefing with Taylor Swift.”

Meek enters the track on the second verse, bringing the same braggadocious bars that Jeezy laid down. The Philly rapper spits, “When I'm in Nieman's, I act like I'm a scammer / Do the connect like I'm Tony Montana.” If there’s one thing fans can expect from Meek, it’s that he always raps the realness.

“MLK BLVD” follows the project’s first single titled “1 Time,” which saw Jeezy reflecting back on his 15-year rap career. The new album serves as the final installment in his Thug Motivation series, which started in 2015 with his breakout debut, Let’s Get it: Thug Motivation 101.

As for Meek, he has not let his foot off the gas pedal since dropping Championships last year. Beyond this record, he’s jumped on Nav’s hit single “Tap,” YG and Mustard’s “100 Bands,” and DJ Khaled’s “You Stay.”

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