Bun B Talks Album; Lands 2Pac Feature
Carrying the Trill torch high, Houston rapper Bun B is readying his third solo released on Rap-A-Lot Records called Trill OG, which is set to be release on August 3rd via Fontana/Universal Records.
“We have been working on it the past few months, it’s a strong project, one of the strongest albums I have ever been a part of,” Bun B. said. “I think it brings the foundation of hip hop to the forefront, with the kind of rhyming and kind of music and the type of vibe and feeling that I’m building to.”
The album will also feature the rhymes of Young Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, Slim Thug and production from Play-N-Skillz, Boi-1da, Drumma Boi and Steve Below.
“A lot of the production is done by Steve Below, who was a prodigy of Pimp C, he worked under Pimp C for a long time,” Bun B. said. “J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League is on the album, DJ B-Do. Just a lot of different people in the game, some up and coming talent as well,” Bun B told said. “Then as far as features of course Pimp C, Drake, and Tupac, are all on the album.”
In addition to discussing his up and coming project. Bun B also spoke both candidly and modestly about the UGK legacy and the group’s place in hip-hop history.
“Well its difficult for me to sit here and talk about me and to talk about history and to blow my own horn, but UGK as a group, as well as a movement has definitely made a lot of contributions, to not just to southern rap, but to rap music and hip hop in general,” Bun B explained.
In other news Bun B is working on 2 Trill West, which will feature west coast producers and artists.
"We have gone out here from city to city, standing tall, repping for the Trill, and people respected it because we showed nothing but love and respect city to city, and people showed love back to us," Bun B. stated.