Waka Flocka Flame is currently working on his new album Flockavelli 2 which is due to release in Winter. But that’s not the only project he’s busy with. He reveals to XXL that he’s also finishing up his EDM album which is titled Turn Up God.
What is with these rappers calling themselves Gods?
Anyway, he also talks about the sound of both projects and the production we can expect on them. The EDM ablum Turn Up God is due in Fall. Check out a few excerpts from the interview below.
I just saw that freestyle that you dropped over Snootie Wild’s “Yayo.”
I’m bodying freestyles, fucking EDM up and I’m still finishing up my Turn Up God album. I’ve just been working man, touring, building my label, signed Joey Fatts, I’ve got Chaz Gotti from Atlanta. We just are moving around.
Tell me about Flockaveli 2. What can the fans expect?
Flockaveli 2, I’m just going to be turning up man, that’s shit’s fire. I’ve got some shit for Flockaveli 2. One of my favorite records on that shit is “How You Feel.” Oh my God. That’s my Shit. That’s my shit. I’ve got Ty Dolla $ign on this, it’s crazy. It’s called “Your Boy.” It’s crazy, I got mad shit man. It’s been done but I keep making records. The more we sit, the more good records and shit we’ll be pilling up. We got to put this shit together.
Who’s working on it?
It’s basically me. I [don't need] too many features. I don’t really need any help, I’m good.
What about production-wise?
I’ve got 808 Mafia, Lex Luger got a beat, My boy Jojo [Ryder] from Europe got a beat Mike WiLL Made It got a beat. Black Metaphor, he’s the shit. This shit we’re doing, this is amazing right here. I can’t wait to perform this shit, I’ll be dying before my new shit.
Tell me about the EDM joint.
That shit’s fire. Turn Up God, fire, man. It’s just me having fun. I really get to do me. That shit’s crazy.
Who are you working with?
Diplo, Steve Aoki, The Zombie Kids, Borgore, DJ Carnage and I just did this remix of Dillon Francis’ new record, that shit’s about to be mayhem. I’ve got DJ Mayhem. Fuck, we’re going to get everybody, you know what I mean? I fucked with EDM through Europe though, not through America. So I went through EDM in Europe and I came to America and everybody is like, you got to come over here with it now.
When are you dropping these projects?
All this year. Turn Up God will drop in Fall.
And then Flockaveli 2?