The O.D.: A Mixtape Daily Exclusive
G.O.O.D. Friday is here. We need that music, Kanye. A few days ago, via his Twitter page, Kanye West promised to deliver a new song every Friday until Christmas. GLC — one of the G.O.O.D. Music artists who has been down the longest with ’Ye — said he’s excited about the plan and that we can look forward to hearing some of his tunes in that mix.
“I would definitely be a part of that, because I’m still Getting Out Our Dreams,” GLC said earlier this week in New York. “Church! I think it’s a beautiful concept, because I’ve been doing that for the last two years on the Internet. Prior to me signing my deal with EMI, I had five or six different offers from labels. And with EMI, to be the first artist they did a deal with that doesn’t have a distribution history, man, it works.
“I know it works,” he added about giving your music out for free. “So I think it’s a beautiful thing. It raises the awareness. But Kanye has a much stronger and wider reach than I do. Coming from him, it’ll help enhance everybody’s macking ability, as well as their creative juices.”
As he said, G has a distribution deal for his G.O.O.D. Music debut, Love, Life and Loyalty. The album is just about 10 years in the making.
“What you’re gonna see on my album is stories of growth and development,” he described. “We all have to grow from point A to get to point B. The day you stop learning is the day you die. I learn something new every day. I’m constantly in the pursuit of growth and bettering myself. Bettering those that are around me.”
The project’s title stems from GLC’s time in Larry Hoover’s newly dubbed Growth and Development street organization. Love, life and loyalty are three of the six points they abide by. G recently moved from his hometown of Chicago to Atlanta.
“Musically, I worked with Bun B, my man Corey Mo, who produced with UGK since 1999,” he said about who is on his LP. “Kid Cudi, I’m on his new project. John Legend, he’s on my new project. I’ve met quite a few people down there growing and developing. I met Gucci Mane, I met Jeezy, a few guys. At the end of the day, I’ve been able to grow and develop and work with some great people. Donnis, Kidz in the Hall. A lot of people, man. I got 70 features on other people’s projects.”
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