Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar Heat Things Up on ‘Easy Bake’
The new song isn't the first collaboration from the Top Dawg Entertainment artists. The two rappers have teamed up for previous tracks like "Money Trees" and "Pay For It," which have both proven to be fan favorites.
But unlike their previous work, "Easy Bake" sounds like a villainous theme with 808s and strings that warn of something ominous. "Big bank rolls, either hate it or love it / It's anything goes, just as long as you thuggin' / Just as long as you thuggin', yeah it's fresh out the oven," rhymes Rock.
The beat gets simplified as Lamar comes in. "I parted ways with my old self, I'm a new man / New face with a new stone in the blue van," spits Lamar.
The two go back and forth in rhyme and conversation proving to be the creatives that they are. "This my shakin' down you n----s pockets, I don't do friends," says Lamar, to be matched with Rock's "And I don't do trends."
The three-minute song cuts off abruptly -- possibly before SZA, the Top Dawg singer, takes the helm. According to the track list for Jay Rock's forthcoming album, 90059, she's also supposed to be featured on this song.
"Easy Bake" is the fourth song released from Jay Rock's debut album 90059, available for pre-order now at iTunes. According to iTunes, the project will arrive on Dec. 4. Fans can expect a verse from Busta Rhymes plus more appearances from the Black Hippy crew on the forthcoming LP.
Listen to Jay Rock's "Easy Bake" Feat. Kendrick Lamar
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