With DiCaprio 2 on the horizon, Dreamville’s formidable lyricist J.I.D. has sat down with Billboard for an in depth Billboard interview, with subjects starting from the upcoming album, Bhad Bhabie, Juice WRLD, Mac Miller & extra.
“I simply write higher songs now,” explains J.I.D, in his new Billboard interview. “Back then, I might simply shoot. Now I can pinpoint some shit.” Such information bodes properly for these (myself amongst them) eagerly anticipating DiCaprio II, which is ready to function Method Man, BJ The Chicago Kid, the late Mac Miller, and this absolute banger with J. Cole.
Eventually, he opens up in regards to the present state the sport, notably the place “bars” are involved. ” I feel bars, I feel all that shit has a spot within the trade, you realize what I am saying?” he explains. “There’s like sub genres hip-hop occurring proper now that individuals are not even used to it, however they accepting it.”
When requested about Juice WRLD’s contribution to the sport, and penchant for hour-long freestyles, J.I.D is not essentially right here for the prolonged cypher periods. “That shit cool, however you give me a fucking xanny and I am going to rap for 3 hours straight,” he says. “Like, I am not losing my time. I’m not doing that shit. And I fuck with Juice. I could make hella songs in an hour. I am not doing that. I am finna provide you with this crazy-ass 32, and also you gon’ should run that shit again.”
In a transfer that may shock some “purists,” J.I.D. really endorses the divisive Bhad Bhabie, going as far as to tease a attainable collaboration. “She simply appears genuine. She jogs my memory a Florida woman. Ratchet, humorous, cool as hell, and he or she obtained some expertise,” he explains. “I simply suppose she fireplace and he or she raps. She like a little bit wild n—a, and jogged my memory like a little bit sister or one my little cousins, one thing like that.”
On a extra somber observe, J.I.D takes a second to mirror on working with Mac Miller, whom he describes as a genius. “Like, he performed every part. I do not know if folks understood how deep that shit went,” says J.I.D. “I got here within the studio, I really feel prefer it was the day he was engaged on “Self Care,” the document that is on his Swimming] venture, and bro, he brings different folks in, however he kinda performs and does all his shit and provides every type inflections.”
For extra from J.I.D, peep the complete Billboard interview proper right here. Be positive to catch that DiCaprio 2 venture, arriving shortly, on November 26th.