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Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label “Gangsta Art” Album Review

Gangsta Art

Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label

  • Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Release Date: 2022-07-15
  • Explicitness: explicit
  • Country: USA
  • Track Count: 27
  • ℗ 2022 CMG/Interscope Records

A week ago, Yo Gotti’s CMG imprint announced the imminent release of a new compilation album titled “Gangsta Art.” We had no idea the project existed until it was announced. Fans were excited to see it drop finally. In case you were thinking it, we also acknowledge the crazy streak CMG has been on this year. They certainly have plans to dominate every space.

The project houses 27 tracks and features contributions from Moneybagg Yo, 42 Dugg, Blac Youngsta, EST Gee, GloRilla, Blocboy JB, Mozzy, Lil Poppa, Big Boogie, Lehla Samia, and 10Percent. It also featured guest contributions from Kodak Black, Coi Leray, BIG30, and more. The album comes just after the signing of rising Memphis rapper, GloRilla. She gained attention following the release of her breakout joint “FNF (Let’s Go).”

The reception for the album has been crazy. No doubt, CMG has been putting in work. Billboard referred to the label as the “hardest working Label in Hip Hop.” We think it’s a title well deserved. Yo Gotti proves over and over again that he’s a leader to emulate.

Artwork

Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo &Amp; Cmg The Label &Quot;Gangsta Art&Quot; Album Review, Yours Truly, Reviews, February 22, 2024You know when people say something is yet sophisticated? That’s the best way to describe the new “Gangsta Art” cover art. The art spells out the label “CMG,” but what stands out the most are the blings. It looks like a CMG label pendant. Who wouldn’t want to have one of those? We would surely want to see it upfront.

Features

The “Gangsta Art” album is star-studded. It not only features contributions from the label’s five artists, but several popular names also appear on it. Led by Yo Gotti, other contributors include Moneybagg Yo, 42 Dugg, EST Gee, Mozzy, Lehla Samia, Blac Youngsta, Kodak Black, Lil Poppa, Lehla Samia, GloRilla, Big Boogie, BlacBoy JB, Lil Migo, 10Percent, Tripstar, DaBoyDame, BiG30, and Arabian. Each of the featured artists brings a different vibe to the album. Together, they all did a fantastic job in it.

The “Gangstar Art” album was preceded by the release of two joints, including “Big League” and “Steppers.” Steppers featured contributions from Yo Gotti, 42 Dugg, Moneybagg Yo, EST Gee, Mozzy & Blac Youngsta, and “Big League” featured contributions from Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo, Mozzy, and Lil Poppa.

Some other joints also stood out in the project. They include Yo Gotti’s solo track “See What I’m Saying,” Moneybagg Yo and Kodak Black’s “Rocky Road,” “Soon” by 42 Dugg & Arabian, and more.

Tracks

NO Title Artist Time
1 Gangsta Art (feat. 42 Dugg, EST Gee, Mozzy, Lehla Samia & Blac Youngsta) Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label 4:58
2 Steppers (feat. EST Gee, Mozzy, Blac Youngsta & CMG The Label) Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo, 42 Dugg & CMG The Label 3:51
3 Paparazzi (feat. Blac Youngsta) Yo Gotti, EST Gee & CMG The Label 2:40
4 Rocky Road Moneybagg Yo, Kodak Black & CMG The Label 2:58
5 G Code Mozzy & CMG The Label 3:19
6 See Wat I’m Sayin Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label 2:26
7 1st of Jan (feat. Mozzy) Yo Gotti, EST Gee & CMG The Label 3:09
8 Pole Yo Gotti, Lil Poppa & CMG The Label 2:01
9 Pledge Lil Poppa & CMG The Label 2:46
10 Hood Rich Lehla Samia, EST Gee & CMG The Label 2:53
11 Tomorrow Glorilla & CMG The Label 1:53
12 Buss Down Yo Gotti, Big Boogie & CMG The Label 2:45
13 KeKe Big Boogie & CMG The Label 3:02
14 OK BlocBoy JB, Lil Migo & CMG The Label 2:24
15 Major Pain 10Percent, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label 2:17
16 Strong EST Gee, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label 2:11
17 Brick or Sum Tripstar, Yo Gotti & CMG The Label 2:07
18 Dog House (feat. DaBoyDame) Yo Gotti, 42 Dugg & CMG The Label 3:08
19 Hold Me Down 42 Dugg, Coi Leray & CMG The Label 2:50
20 Top Dolla (feat. CMG The Label) Tripstar, Moneybagg Yo, EST Gee & CMG The Label 2:07
21 Moral Of Da Story Yo Gotti, EST Gee & CMG The Label 2:21
22 Wait In Line Yo Gotti, Blac Youngsta & CMG The Label 2:59
23 Really Yo Gotti, BIG30 & CMG The Label 3:19
24 Blac Ball Blac Youngsta, Lil Migo & CMG The Label 2:58
25 Meant Dat Big Boogie & CMG The Label 3:09
26 SOON (feat. Arabian) 42 Dugg & CMG The Label 2:39
27 Big League (feat. Mozzy & Lil Poppa) Yo Gotti, Moneybagg Yo & CMG The Label 2:43

Production & Vocal Delivery

Listening to the project proves one thing; that it was well thought out. From the production to the delivery, each artist delivered in the ways they knew best. Production credits go to DrumGod, Yay Keith, BennettMakingHits, Mook Got The Keys Jumpin, Skywalker Og, Murda Beatz, CuBeatz, Hitman Audio, Julien Anderson, CMG Breezy, Carter, Jahk, SoundsbyBreezy, Leo Goff, and more. It is also impressive how much CMG artists owned their space and delivered. Each artist, including the newest member, GloRilla, proved their worth.

Summary

With the new “Gangsta Art” album release, it is evident that CMG has been spending a lot of time in the studio cooking up new music. The “hard-working Hip Hop label” presented their artists in the best ways with the new project. CMG is undoubtedly rising to a level where they would no longer need to introduce themselves.

The direction and impressive compilation of the songs also show how much of a visionary Yo Gotti is. The talented emcee and his crew delivered what could be their best work yet. Hip Hop fans will undoubtedly find this entertaining. The production of each song on the album was perfectly done, and as expected, the guest contributors, including Kodak Black and more, brought their A-game. This is the Hip Hop album to hear.

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