On I Made It, the hit lead single off his second studio album, Kevin Rudolf called on a couple of his YMCMB colleagues to join him as he exulted in his success he’d achieved in the game. Has that rosy glow faded, now that full-length numéro trois is on the horizon? F**k no. Rudolf and his homies are still feeling like Champions, as they trumpet from the rooftops on the set’s latest single. Already picked up as the theme song for WWE’s 2012 Night of Champions, this anthemic jam finds the artist serving up one of his trademark, heavily-processed pop/rock instrumentals as he delivers an entertainingly melodramatic chronicle of his rise to fame. In addition to triumphant guest bars by Weezy and Birdman, the cut features an opening 16 from Limp Bizkit frontman and new labelmate Fred Durst. (Who notably outweirds Wayne with his inexplicable opening lines: “Always had big hopes as a kid / Just a rotten tomato, buildin’ sh*t out of legos.”) So, did Rudolf and company knock this one out of the park? If you’re leaning toward the affirmative, keep it locked for the latest on his next album, which has yet to receive a title or drop date.
Written by richard on 09/10/12
Submit your Rating
Cash Money/Universal Republic
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Let It Rock ft. Lil' Wayne" (2008)
Total DJ Booth Features:
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- No Money, No Family: Iggy Azalea’s Insane Coming to America Story
- A Very Serious Lyrical Analysis of Lil Wayne’s “Sorry 4 The Wait 2”
- Rap Lines That Make No Fucking Sense: The Comeback
- 1 Listen Album Review: Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth” (Lupe Back)
- Inside the Conspiracy Theory World of Childish Gambino’s Music Videos
- KIDD - Whipped Cream
- 2014 Best of the Booth Award Winners (The Complete List)
- Who Was the Worst Rapper of 2014?
- The Hip-Hop Albums I Need to Hear in 2015
- Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.