Back in 2009, XV stated that Everybody’s Nobody. On his new record, Be There Be Square, the first release from his upcoming Popular Culture project, Vizzy states his grandmother told him “set out to be something, not someone.” So just who is XV? Simply put, he’s a Squarian. Produced by Xaphoon Jones (one-half of Chiddy Bang), BTBS features a cloudy and cheery tone over which XV examines his favorite rappers growing up and discusses the differences he came to realize exist between them and him, only to embrace his own lifestyle at the end. With a catchy hook Be There, Be Square should set the tone for what lies ahead as Vizzy will definitely be making his presence felt this summer; Popular Culture is due out June 15.
Written by Ivan Ibarra on 06/4/12
Submit your Rating
Square Bound Music/Warner Bros.
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"U Got It ft. Lil' Wayne" (2008)
You Might Like...
Commentsblog comments powered by Disqus
- Epic Fail: Bobby Shmurda’s Label Cashed In & Then Bailed Out
- Open Mic: Why Rappers Need to Play Small Shows
- 1 Listen Album Review: Big Sean’s “Dark Sky Paradise”
- Could Kanye’s Rapper Reparations Idea Actually Work?
- Every Rapper is Going to Die & So Will I
- An Anti-Elitist Guide to Respecting Gucci Mane
- Breaking Down the Sordid Details of the Lil Wayne vs. Cash Money Lawsuit
- Oh My God, If Drake Dies Is He A Legend?
- Fine, You Got Me: Your Favorite Rapper’s First Tweet
- Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label
Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.