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Asher D calls on some of the scene’s top talents for the track and features D Double E, Big Tobz and P Money who all tackle the heavy-hitting Swifta instrumental with ease, slaughtering the track with their unique flows and densely-packed rhymes.
Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Nigga” remains a staple of New York City hip-hop, peaking at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and racking up 590 million YouTube views to date. It’s produced by Jahlil Beats and appears on ‘Shmurda She Wrote.’ Genius recently sat down with the Pennsylvania producer to break down how the song was made.
Featuring Latin Grammy award-winning artists like Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Ozuna, Nicky Jam, A New Medellin is an in-depth look at how a city in the mountains of Colombia redefined a genre and brought it to the world.