Jeezy Ranks His Own Mixtapes!

Jeezy Ranks His Own Mixtapes!
(NewsnMusic) Last Friday, Jeezy released his long awaited album Trap or Die 3 — the third installment to his definitive series. When the rapper stopped by The FADER recently, he talked about his extensive mixtape discography and ranked his personal top 5. As a maven of hood classics, Jeezy shed light on what made his debut project Trap or Die so special and the sonic impact of Trappin Ain’t Dead.

In addition to reminiscing on his favorite projects, Jeezy also spoke about what it was like to work with DJ Drama in his early aughts, a memorable feature from rapper Lil Will, and coveted Jazzy Pha cuts on Streets Is Watchin.

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Jeezy Ranks His Own Mixtapes!

Jeezy Ranks His Own Mixtapes!
(NewsnMusic) Last Friday, Jeezy released his long awaited album Trap or Die 3 — the third installment to his definitive series. When the rapper stopped by The FADER recently, he talked about his extensive mixtape discography and ranked his personal top 5. As a maven of hood classics, Jeezy shed light on what made his debut project Trap or Die so special and the sonic impact of Trappin Ain’t Dead.

In addition to reminiscing on his favorite projects, Jeezy also spoke about what it was like to work with DJ Drama in his early aughts, a memorable feature from rapper Lil Will, and coveted Jazzy Pha cuts on Streets Is Watchin.

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Follow the FADER on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefader
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Director: Joseph Patel
Editor: Zoe Smith
Director of Photography: Scott Perry
Executive Producer: Joseph Patel
Production Company: The FADER

Jeezy Talks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)

alks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)
(NewsnMusic) Jeezy Talks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)

Jeezy is responsible for the most celebrated Hip Hop anthem dedicated to Barack Obama.

The CTE leader’s “My President” was played throughout the 2008 presidential campaign.

As Obama prepares to leave the White House in a few months, Jeezy stopped by Sway In The Morning and talked politics.

“We’re all politicians in our own right. Especially for me. I’m gonna speak for the people anytime I get a chance,” said the Atlanta native. “I ain’t never gonna bite my tongue because I come from that.”

Jeezy continued, “They asked the other day, ‘Why you not a Republican? You’re getting money.’ I was like, ‘I never had nothing. I don’t give a f-ck about no taxes.”

In addition, Jeezy reflected on how his albums such as Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101The RecessionChurch In These Streets, and Trap or Die 3 influencing listeners to strive to improve their lives.

Sway acknowledged the Southern rap star for not changing his message after gaining fame and wealth.

“I credit that to having real beginnings and being thankful for everything,” responded Jeezy.

He added, “[The people] put me in this position. It’s almost like – not to compare – but we put Barack there. He can’t forget about us.”

Jeezy Talks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)

alks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)
(NewsnMusic) Jeezy Talks Why He’s Not A Republican (VIDEO)

Jeezy is responsible for the most celebrated Hip Hop anthem dedicated to Barack Obama.

The CTE leader’s “My President” was played throughout the 2008 presidential campaign.

As Obama prepares to leave the White House in a few months, Jeezy stopped by Sway In The Morning and talked politics.

“We’re all politicians in our own right. Especially for me. I’m gonna speak for the people anytime I get a chance,” said the Atlanta native. “I ain’t never gonna bite my tongue because I come from that.”

Jeezy continued, “They asked the other day, ‘Why you not a Republican? You’re getting money.’ I was like, ‘I never had nothing. I don’t give a f-ck about no taxes.”

In addition, Jeezy reflected on how his albums such as Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101The RecessionChurch In These Streets, and Trap or Die 3 influencing listeners to strive to improve their lives.

Sway acknowledged the Southern rap star for not changing his message after gaining fame and wealth.

“I credit that to having real beginnings and being thankful for everything,” responded Jeezy.

He added, “[The people] put me in this position. It’s almost like – not to compare – but we put Barack there. He can’t forget about us.”

Jeezy – Trap Or Die 3 (Album Stream)

Tracklist

Jeezy – Trap Or Die 3 (Album Stream)

 

Jeezy locked down features from Chris Brown, Plies, Yo Gotti, Bankroll Fresh, Lil Wayne and French Montana for his new “Trap or Die 3″ album.

Trap or Die 3 Tracklist:

1. “In the Air”
2. “G-Wagon”
3. “It Is What It Is”
4. “Where It At” (Feat. Yo Gotti)
5. “All There” (Feat. Bankroll Fresh)
6. “Going Crazy” (Feat. French Montana)
7. “Bout That” (Feat. Lil’ Wayne)
8. “So What”
9. “Let Em Know”
10. “Recipe”
11. “Goldmine”
12. “U Kno It”
13. “Like That”
14. “Sexé” (Feat. Plies)
15. “Pretty Diamonds” (Feat. Chris Brown)
16. “Never Settle”