Photo: Blaine Butler
  /  08.28.2020


Raleigh, NC artist Mez has been aligning himself with some of the biggest icons in hip hop, and it’s only right he starts to receive some attention for his own musical creations. This week, he liberates a new single titled “Loading…,” which sees production from DJ Dahi and Frank Dukes and shows Mez his struggles in the Tar Heel state and racial issues overall:

“One stand for the trap, but I drunk from the tap, my life want bottled water, if was a mothaf***in drink machine/

That b***h stayed outta order, and reporters won’t report the way we was brought up, they just show us when we caught up…/”

Taking to social media, Mez explained the song even further:

“Always loved this song I started it a while back and finished more recently. It feel good to speak from the core of me I know that’s always the right answer.”

Mez — or King Mez, as some know him by — first received widespread acclaim in 2015 for his assistance on Dr. Dre’s Compton: A Soundtrack, featuring on “Talk About It,” “Darkside/Gone,” and “Satisfaction.” Since then, he’s released dope cuts like his Data Plan EP series and “Southside Mez.” He’s also been behind the camera, handling video direction duties for likes of Sir and J. Cole. In a past interview with Variety, Mez spoke on how he connected with the Dreamville camp:

“Omen [signed to Dreamville] played Cole my music for the first time at this studio in Sherman Oaks. It used to be No I.D.’s studio but four or five years later, it was Dr. Dre’s studio. I wrote an album for Dre in the same room Omen played Cole my music for the first time.”

Press play on Mez’s “Loading…” below. Fans should see a video for the track soon.

Trending

A mother is sentenced to 23 years for selling her daughter for sneakers

A Washington state woman will spend the next 23 years in jail after selling her ...
  /  09.23.2022

South Africans call on Britain to return "stolen" diamond in Queen Elizabeth II’s sceptre

The diamond in Queen Elizabeth II’s sceptre is known as the Great Star of Africa ...
  /  09.20.2022

Tour Tales | Watching Alicia Keys taught D Smoke how to use songs to create moments

“Her show continually evolves,” D Smoke tells REVOLT in this installment of “Tour Tales.”
  /  09.20.2022

DJ Scream calls Atlanta to pull up to the REVOLT Summit this weekend: "That’s BIG FACTS!"

DJ Scream is urging Atlanta to come out and take advantage of all REVOLT Summit ...
  /  09.19.2022
View More