Dreamville Records’ J.I.D was a latest visitor on Beats 1 Radio the place he spoke with Nedeska Alexis about his upcoming initiatives. During the dialog, the Earthgang affiliate revealed he was engaged on one thing with famed producer No I.D.
“This yr has been loopy as a result of Cole is like, the king of the options,” he mentioned. “I really feel like he’s having an MVP season, so far as like options and his album got here out. But 2019, Earthgang is popping out. Earthgang is wonderful. They are going drop an incredible mission subsequent yr. I assure you that this mission goes to undergo the roof.
“Then, I’m going to return again with some extra stuff. I’m doing a variety of touring off this mission, nevertheless it’s much more stuff popping out from my facet. Then, I’m doing this mission with No I.D. It’s cooked. It’s loopy. It’s just like the conceptual mission I used to be speaking about. Everybody’s cooked, it’s wonderful.”
Elsewhere within the interview, J.I.D defined how IDK performed a job in getting Wu-Tang Clan royalty Method Man on the Atlanta native’s new DiCaprio 2 mission. Meth and Joey Bada$$ each seem on “Hot Box.”
“First off, I really feel like his son is fan of mine, and his son in all probability put him on,” he mentioned. “But he rapped on the ‘NEVER’ music I had final yr. He appreciated the beat. And one time he began rapping, he’s like, ‘No, flip that beat again on like this. My foremost JID.’ So we reached out. I had his file, which is loopy. The means it happened, I gotta let you know a narrative. This file was despatched to me by, you ever heard of IDK?
“He despatched this file, the beat, it had a bit hook on it, no matter, no matter, and I despatched it again to him. Some means, I really feel like he say he didn’t need to use the file or one thing like that, and it was about weed or no matter. I don’t suppose bro smokes. So I obtained it to Method. Method simply liked it. He despatched it and he simply needed it to be a me and him factor. But, I simply slid Joey on there as a result of like … I don’t know. New York Hip Hop impressed me, so them two proper there is sort of a technology, like bringing it collectively kind factor, and it simply made me tremendous comfortable. But IDK actually is the explanation I had the beat, so shot it to him, he the homie.”
J.I.D additionally opened up about why he felt signing with Dreamville was the precise transfer. At the time, he was additionally fielding a proposal from Quality Control, dwelling to Migos.
“I used to be unsure. When Cole reached out and was like, ‘Yo, simply maintain off for a second,’ I used to be not for it,” he admitted. “I used to be like, ‘Bro, like, that is now, you recognize what I’m saying? I can eat.’ And I used to be an enormous fan of Coach Ok, as a result of he’s like an Atlanta legend. And all people he works with, is all high quality, you recognize what I’m saying? So I used to be all for it. I wasn’t considering… Me ready was me being affected person, me placing in some … which was the sensible factor to do.
“In the second, I used to be mad at my managers, I used to be like, ‘Yo, I’m not coping with this, bro, I must eat.’ That’s what it was. I wasn’t residing, I used to be residing so under the poverty line. It labored out completely.”
Listen to the total interview right here.