6LACK Provides Wale His Flowers For Being Hip Hop ‘Constructing Block’

6LACK has given his fellow DMV native, Wale, his flowers, calling the Extra About Nothing rapper one in every of Hip Hop’s “constructing blocks.”

Throughout an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, 6LACK mentioned an array of matters together with his third album, self-care, psychological well being and extra. Nevertheless, at one level within the dialogue, the singer praised Wale, who can be featured on his newest undertaking, Since I Have a Lover.

“I do know that Wale has all the time had a means together with his phrases,” he advised Lowe. “I do know that in occasions the place I used to be nonetheless determining myself and determining my music … his phrases spoke to me. Flowers, man. Flowers for him all day lengthy, as a result of every little thing that we see proper now so far as Hip Hop goes has graduated from a selected period.”

The pair additionally mentioned the numerous Hip-Hop eras and pioneers of these eras, by which he additionally famous Wale’s affect — in addition to that of Drake, Kendrick, and J.Cole.

“As of proper now, the present day, that period is Drake. That period is Kendrick [Lamar], that period is Wale, that period is [J. Cole],” he stated. “These are a number of the constructing blocks of what we’ve got proper now. So flowers for him. It was an honor to have the ability to attain out to him and simply say, ‘I want you for one thing.’”

Try 6LACK’s chat with Zane Lowe under:

6LACK is contemporary off the discharge of his third studio album, Since I Have a Lover, which arrived on March 24. Forward of its public debut, the Baltimore native dropped the information with an accompanying video for his single of the identical identify.

The video, directed by Andrew Donoho finds the singer falling from the sky earlier than crashing into a house firstly of the clip.

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The video progresses with 6LACK singing the lyrics to the file inside the house that seems to have been engulfed in flames. He finds his means out of the house and levitates onto a road the place individuals are going about their day. Issues change in the direction of the tip when 6LACK and the folks he noticed on the street fly up excessive into the sky.

“‘Since I Have A Lover’, the title monitor, is the highs of getting a wholesome love, compressed into track format,” 6LACK stated in a press release. “It’s a notice to self, that I’m not who I used to be or the place I used to be, and that there’s an even bigger goal beginning to reveal itself within the issues I create.”

He added: “We’re merely pushing love, as a result of it’s wanted. The verses are quick and function a second of acknowledgment for the way I really feel, and the refrain is much less of a lyric and extra of a sense. It’s an exhale, it’s aid, it’s belief, it’s happiness, it’s surreal.”


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