J.I.D. Marvels At Andre 3000's "Chonkyfire" Wordplay


With DiCaprio 2 nonetheless in rotation, JID has continued his momentum with an look on Pitchfork’s “Verses” collection. The premise is straightforward. An artist breaks down their favourite verse and supplies a proof as to why they get pleasure from it. As for JID, he comes via with an OutKast traditional, “Chonkyfire.”

“Coming from Atlanta, I undoubtedly see myself of their music,” explains JID. “As far because the creativity, and an artist from the South with substance. They attempt to make it like folks from the South are sluggish or silly, and haven’t got psychological capability, no matter. OutKast, they simply developed a high-end intelligence or mindstate so far as rapping.” He proceeds to interrupt down Andre 3000‘s opening verse on “Chonkyfire” on a bar-for-bar foundation.

“It’s only a poem till y’all be taught proper from fallacious, know when to bless a state of affairs, when to seize the chrome,” he recites, marvelling at how “laborious” Three Stacks pen recreation actually is, the artwork of distinction specifically. He proceeds to attract a comparability between himself and Three Six, citing a theatrical nature. “I attempt to paint footage with my music,” explains JID. “I did my greatest with like, making the music very vivid. Colorful, saying sure phrases that brighten your senses like. That’s some OutKast shit I realized.”

Be certain to peep the entire phase beneath, and look ahead to JID to set fireplace to the sport on the upcoming Revenge Of The Dreamers three.