The West Coast subway has just received a significant boost. Multi-Grammy Award-winning producer Hit-Boy and veteran rapper LA Los Angeles Dom Kennedy – collectively known as Half-A-Mil – linked for the effort of 11 tracks, Also known as, Friday. While the two have made names both as soloists and as a duo, Hit-Boy and Kennedy have touched some big name rappers to help out the album, including the legendary Nas.
Nas joined Hit-Boy and Kennedy on the extraordinary “City On Lock” track. Nas didn’t come forward for full functionality, but the rapper took control of the song’s hook, which perfectly compliments the prose of Hit-Boy and Kennedy: “They wanted to stop, we go out on top / The hot oven / City in block / Not with the speeches, we have reached your place. “
Ahead of the release of Also known asHit-Boy added another Grammy to his collection this year, winning the prize for best rap performance for “Racks In The Middle”, his track with Roddy Ricch and the late Nipsey Hussle.
Listen to “City On Lock” above and find the Also known as album cover and tracklist below.
2. “Pretty Thug”
3. “When the money comes”. 03 Greedo
4. “We have blessed”
5. Feat. “87 Benzo”. 24 hours
6. “Lou Rawls”
7. Feat. “City On Lock”. Nas
9 “The return”
11. “Good luck”
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