Yung Mal & Pooh Shiesty Connect for “Walkin”

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unnamed-3 Yung Mal & Pooh Shiesty Connect for "Walkin"

The first project to arrive as he starts a new phase of his career as the CEO of his own 1.5 Da Label1.5 Way Or No Way reflects Mal’s evolution from up-and-coming to striver to a respected boss in the ATL scene. Mal’s rhymes are more polished and precise, showing off a newfound facility with melody to complement the tricky rhythms and bar-line manipulations that characterize his flows. Emulating his mentor Gucci Mane, Mal rhymes with a new perspective, as he’s determined to put his crew on his back and carry them out of Zone 6 into prominence. The upcoming project is home to 1.5 Way Or No Way,” the tape’s anthemic title track and mission statement, which came out last month. Featuring appearances from Pooh ShiestyG HerboLil GotitBIG30Slimelife ShawtyLil Quill, and Taker1.5 Way Or No Way arrives on May 21st via Alamo Records.

Yung Mal has kept busy in the early part of 2021 with a line of high-quality visuals, including Belaire,” “Look At Me Now” and “Stay Down.” The upcoming 1.5 Way Or No Way is Mal’s first mixtape since his successful two 2020 releases: 6 Rings, a full-length collab with rising producer Pyrex Whippa that received praise from publications like HYPEBEAST and XXL, and Iceberg Sosa, produced in full by Memphis producer Sosa808 (Key Glock, G Herbo), which featured highlight video singles like “Hitstick” and “Own Drip.”

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