April 21, 2021 | 10:52pm ET
Lil Yachty will return this week along with his new mixtape Michigan Boy Boat. The entire thing will hit streaming providers this Friday April twenty third, however the Atlanta MC has shared a trailer for the challenge on Instagram.
Though Yachty is a born-and-raised Atlanta rapper, the 23-year-old has been associating with figures from the Michigan scene (particularly in Detroit and Flint) for years, and now he’s able to unleash the fruits of absolutely embedding himself in that world. Within the trailer he posted for Michigan Boat Boy, which he initially introduced method again in October of final 12 months, Yachty talks about how blown away he’s by Michigan’s present crop of rappers, and the way he desires this mixtape to function a pedestal for his or her nonetheless considerably underground scene to achieve worldwide publicity.
Again in October, Yachty provided a primary style by sharing “Royal Rumble”, a dizzying posse reduce that options locals like Krispylife Child, RMC Mike, Babyface Ray, Rio Da Yung OG and Icewear Vezzo rapping over a recent Michigan beat. He shared the mixtape’s implausible cowl artwork, however the remainder of the tracklist and visitor options are nonetheless spectulative at this piont.
Nevertheless, it’s very doubtless that figures like Sada Child, YN Jay, and Veeze may also make appearances on the tape, per hypothesis on the challenge’s Genius web page. The Michigan scene has produced a number of the most enjoyable and personable rap music of the final year-and-change, and primarily based on the power of “Royal Rumble” alone, it appears like we’re in for a deal with.