Young Thug has turned into Martin Luther King Jr. overnight. To celebrate, he has released a new song in honor the fallen activist and civil rights icon.
With his own rags to riches story as the foundation his overnight transformation, “MLK” is a jol testament to MLK’s legacy, serving as hope for dreams far and wide.
Though the nearly six-minute jaunt features Trouble—fresh f his “Bring It Back” collaboration with Drake and Mike WiLL Made-It—and Shad Da God, it’s mostly Thug floating through boasts regarding the fruits his labor. The melodic victory lap, despite the requisite six Lamborghini mentions and probably more references to “wonderful” pussy than any other MLK tribute in recent memory, also slides in some poignant political commentary towards the beginning the opening verse:
Young Thug is fresh f the 2017 release SUPER SLIMEY, his joint project with Future, and recently released music videos for “Mink Flow” and “All Da Smoke.”