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Big K.R.I.T., Wiz Khalifa, Girl Talk & Smoke DZA “Full Court Press” Album Review

Full Court Press

Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T., Smoke D.Z.A. & Girl Talk

  • Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Release Date: 2022-04-08
  • Explicitness: explicit
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Track Count: 10
  • ℗ 2022 Taylor Gang Ent. / GT Recordings LLC / Asylum Records

Wiz Khalifa, Smoke D.Z.A. and Big K.R.I.T. connect for “Full Court Press”, executive-produced by Girl Talk. They collectively bring hip-hop back to life with the legendary flow and bars. From tracks one through ten, they show why they are the O.G.s while having a good time.

Girl Talk came through with the exceptional production, which set the perfect mood for the vibe the rappers brought on every track. This project is the product of three old-time besties coming together to trade tales of their struggles and flashy lifestyles and give each other the needed push to keep grinding even harder. This album is an easy classic, to be honest.

Album Cover Artwork

The rap trio consisting of Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. and Smoke D.Z.A., together with Girl Talk, are seen looking cheerful and feeling giddy, expressed throughout the project. Together, they are the Full Court that delivers a thorough, collaborative effort to Press necks in the industry.

Songs and Features

“Mind Blown” is literally about the love for Cannabis, as Wiz Khalifa repeatedly raps about blowing his Khalifa Kush and living his best life, while Smoke D.Z.A. and Girl Talk bring their juice, all flexing their bragging rights on pretty sick flows.

The slick talk continues on the second track, “Put You On”, this time featuring Big K.R.I.T. They are certain no one can do it like them. So heck, they “put you on for real”. They are giving themselves their flowers.

“Season” features just Smoke D.Z.A. and Girl Talk. But they bring the energy of 4 men to this track, feeling and spitting like truly unstoppable men. They do some bragging about their big moves and the hits under their belt. The track goes hard.

The next track, “How The Story Goes” is how the story goes on the fast lane, where folks roll with you because you’re popping. “They heard you living in a bank now, so they came ’round”, a line in the chorus goes. Over a very sick instrumental, they sum up the trust issues of being rich and famous.

On “No Singles”, they press play on braggadocio again and continue from where they left off. “Pockets full of hundreds, no singles”, Wiz Khalifa raps on the chorus. They are rich and accomplished men who are not afraid to flaunt it.

Carving out a special place for Nile Rodgers on “Ready For Love” was an ideal decision, as he comes with his guitar funk, electrifying the record with some melodies. Wiz Khalifa shows his gentlemanly side as he tries to woo his love interest. A nice genre crossover.

“Revenge Of The Cool” has Big K.R.I.T., Smoke D.Z.A. and Girl Talk going on about visiting their haters with revenge packaged for them while still focused on stacking up the bandz. Solid production.

The gang reunites on “Ain’t No Fun”, an easy party-starter in which they look out for each other when it comes to turning up and having some frisky fun. Smooth delivery, great beat.

Big K.R.I.T. and Girl Talk link for “Fly The Coop” to show off their lifestyle and possessions. “There’s no such thing as ‘too much sauce,'” K.R.I.T. raps. Not a bad track.

Going out with a bang, the gang calls on Curren$y on “Everyday”, the hustler’s anthem. They reflect on their journeys, their old experiences and new flexes and going harder on the grind—the perfect way to end this iconic body of work.

Tracklist

NO Title Artist Time
1 Mind Blown Wiz Khalifa, Smoke D.Z.A. & Girl Talk 3:36
2 Put You On (feat. Smoke D.Z.A.) Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 2:55
3 Season Smoke D.Z.A. & Girl Talk 3:07
4 How The Story Goes Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 3:09
5 No Singles (feat. Smoke D.Z.A.) Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 2:29
6 Ready For Love (feat. Nile Rodgers) Wiz Khalifa & Girl Talk 3:13
7 Revenge Of The Cool Big K.R.I.T., Smoke DZA & Girl Talk 3:09
8 Ain’t No Fun (feat. Smoke D.Z.A.) Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 2:27
9 Fly The Coop Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 3:18
10 Everyday (feat. Curren$y) Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. & Girl Talk 3:52

Album Theme

Self-reflection, growth and advancement while living it up and enjoying all the highs.

Production Credits

The album was finely executive-produced by Girl Talk.

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Listeners Reviews

Yep. EP of the year no doubt.
By royaltbeats
All of my favorites on on work. The only wish, is that is was longer. Got tapped into that k&oj with that mississip, riiiiiiiiiiiight.


Unannounced and amazing
By me345
This is a power group. Wow

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