Westside Gunn has released Pray For Paris, a star-studded album featuring production by DJ Premier, Alchemist, Tyler, The Creator, DJ Muggs, Daringer and Camoflauge Monk, among others. “Pray For Paris is a modern-day Cavaraggio,” Westside tells HipHopDX. The Roc Nation-managed MC’s new LP includes collaborations with Conway The Machine, Benny The Butcher, Freddie Gibbs, Roc Marciano, Joey Bada$$ and more. Also just another flex by Westside, the album cover is made by Vergil Abloh. The project is his first solo project since 2019’s Hitler Wears Hermes 7 mixtape.
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“Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!”, signature adlib Westside Gunn is known for.
Westside Gunn is having an interesting year to say the least. On one hand, the Griselda rapper recently dropped off the critically acclaimed Pray For Paris, an album many have already deemed his best yet. On the other, Gunn found himself sidelined by the coronavirus for weeks before ultimately emerging as a fully recovered survivor. During a call with Ebro Darden, Gunn detailed his experience battling COVID-19, a fight he claims “almost took him out.”
Stream Westside Gunn’s “Pray For Paris” below.