/  03.02.2021


Last month, Yelawolf and Caskey joined forces for the joint album Yelawolf Blacksheep, an 11-track project featuring additional assistance from Cub da CookUpBoss and Three 6 Mafia alum DJ Paul. This week, the Alabama-to-Florida connection drop off a visual from the project for “Billy and the Purple Datson,” which sees production from Locke and is centered around the rapper’s unique rockstar lifestyles:

“Scotch paper, plaid pattern on the present box, quarter-pounder swag, bud, post office dropped, no creases, this motherfucker, he wrap great, hell if I know how to open up this tape, threw the seatbelt across that duffle and kept mine unbuckled…/”

Directed by Legit Looks, the video mainly shows Yelawolf and Caskey in front of a house with a motorcycle and respective crews. In addition to some indoor shots, the artists can also be seen cruising through the streets in a lowrider convertible.

“Billy and the Purple Datson” follows previously released clips for “Open,” “Been A Problem,” and “Just The Intro.” Prior to that, Caskey liberated both his Viral EP and I Changed in 2020 — Yelawolf’s last full-length drops, the well-received Trunk Muzik 3 and post-Shady Records LP Ghetto Cowboy, made landfall in 2019.

As previously reported by REVOLT, Yelawolf gave his take on “hick hop” and his position on the term as a whole:

“Hip hop is sample-based music with looping other people’s music and blending it … pulling inspiration from country music like a sly guitar or banjo could be the same … calling it hick hop is undermining the whole idea of creating Hip Hop in the first place. I think it’s deplorable and I want no parts of it. Those dudes who call themselves Hick Hop is 99.9 percent garbage.”

Fans can press play on Yelawolf and Caskey’s “Billy and the Purple Datson” video below. You can also stream Yelawolf Blacksheep in full here.

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