There aren’t too many artists on the market who keep in mind to have a way humor when approaching their bars, however Spoken Nerd is not any bizarre rapper. Signed to respected indie label Fake Four Inc., the burgeoning Nashville artist lately delivered his inaugural solo album, I Need A Friend.
One the cuts on the 13-track challenge, the Ryan Griffin-produced “Friday Rich,” boasts a visitor spot from Rhymesayers MC Blueprint who effortlessly blends his commanding fashion with Spoken Nerd’s unbridled urgency.
“‘Friday Rich’ is a tune about gentrification,” Spoken Nerd explains to implurnt. “I had written my verse with no intention making it a pop tune however when Ryan Griffin] and I went to flesh it out we wrote a refrain collectively that turned an anthem for our metropolis.
“The studio we wrote this tune in is a block away from the now rubble that was as soon as the Warner Brothers constructing. One day on our means again from lunch, Ryan took a brick again with him. He’s labored on information in that constructing. Our metropolis is altering and peoples lives are being affected by that change.”
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While the visitor options on the brand new challenge are minimal, there’s a way Spoken Nerd actually wished the Blueprint collaboration to occur — and is undeniably comfortable it did.
“We had a pair concepts for options for this tune however listening to Blueprint’s Radio-Inactive on the studio displays sparked our inspiration so I reached out to him,” he says. “Blueprint has at all times struck me as a exceptional human being. I’ve solely met him a handful occasions, however we at all times have nice conversations and appear to choose up the place we left f.”
Listen to “Friday Rich” up high and cop the I Need A Friend album here.