While many are discussing the second escape of Mexican druglord El Chapo, many rappers have responded to the escape of the convict, in music.
For many who know, El Chapo escaped from prison a few days ago and this is the second time he has escaped. His first escape was back in 2001 where he only served 8 years of a 20-year sentence. However, when he escaped the first time, he was on the run for 13 years. Now a year later, he has escaped again and something is telling me he isn't going to be caught anytime soon.
This is a billionaire business man whose business happens to be drugs. If he got away for 13-years the first time, Lord only knows the kind of escape plan he put together the second time around.
All in all, news like this is bittersweet for the hip-hop community. Some might be rooting the kingpin on and some might not. However one thing is for sure, is that it doesn't stop rappers from making a song a day or two after his escape.
Check out the latest records dedicated to El Chapo below; watch out Donald Trump:
Casino and his brother Future join up for an ode to escaped drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on the affectionately titled "El Chapo." Future's first words on the song are " Free El Chapo," which seems way more eerie today now that he's actually free, but it doesn't take away from the rapid fire delivery he has on the song. Casino has always been an underrated and interesting rapper, confounding most listeners with his expressive, rubbery vocals, but he is very endearing here. Young Scooter's presence is also welcomed as blesses us with his patented "Count Music" swag. Listen to "El Chapo" below and check out the first episode of Future's Like I Never Left documentary below. - Complex
D.C. native and 2015 XXL Freshman Shy Glizzy is back at the DopeHouse with his latest burner. Linking up with 2/3 of the Migos on the Murda Beatz-laced "Head Honcho." Press play below. - 2 Dope Boyz
Atlanta is experiencing a big moment right now, and Kap-G is a promising young force from the region. The rapper is already strapped up with a deal from Atlantic, and his infectiously catchy style can easily sit side by side with peers like Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug, though he's yet to have his true breakthrough moment.
Last year's "Fuck La Policia" made a strong case for Kap's songwriting chops, but it's looking like 2015 is his time to shine. Teaming with fellow ATL underdog Cash Out, Kap G presents, "Like El Chapo", a minimal trap jam that cruises off of the personality-driven vocal performances of the two rappers. - Hot New Hip Hop