He stacks up countless quotable lines and attacks trap-style instrumentals with all the subtlety of a sledgehammer–the streets just can’t stop bumping KeyGlock. Returning for his second full-length mixtape of 2018, Key Glock shares Glockoma (Paper Route EMPIRE). The new mixtape follows the release of “Yea!!,” a monstrous banger produced by Drake’s favorite new producer Tay Keith, which released last Friday and already has over 200k plays on Spotify alone.
Running roughshod over trunk-rattling instrumentals from Tay Keith, Bandplay, Buddah Bless, The Honorable C-Note, and others, Glock ratchets up his energy level, enthusiastically shouting blunt force punchlines about his extravagant wealth and street bonafides. Ranging from the laid-back cocktail lounge-inflections of “Gang Shit No Lame Shit,” to the minimalist, droning bass of “Walking Ticket,” Glockoma refines and expands Glock’s sonic palette, providing a canvas for Glock to paint on with quotable stunts like “My bankroll enormous, just like Norbit,” or “I need a house so big the den got a den,” (both lyrics from mixtape highlight “Talk My Shit”). The follow-up to February’s swaggering Glock Bond, which has over 39.7 million combined streams on Spotify, Glockoma transforms Black Friday into Glock Friday, as the Paper Route EMPIRE rising star puts his stamp on the holiday season.