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’d 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 of 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 of hip-hop happening proper now that persons 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 will 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 offer you this crazy-ass 32, and also you gon’ should run that shit again.”
In a transfer which may shock some “purists,” J.I.D. truly endorses the divisive Bhad Bhabie, going as far as to tease a doable collaboration. “She simply appears genuine. She jogs my memory of a Florida lady. Ratchet, humorous, cool as hell, and he or she received some expertise,” he explains. “I simply assume she fireplace and he or she raps. She like a little bit wild n—a, and jogged my memory of like a little bit sister or one in every of my little cousins, one thing like that.”
On a extra somber be aware, J.I.D takes a second to replicate on working with Mac Miller, whom he describes as a genius. “Like, he performed every thing. I do not know if individuals 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 file that is on his [Swimming] venture, and bro, he brings different individuals in, however he kinda performs and does all of his shit and provides all varieties of inflections.”
For extra from J.I.D, peep all the Billboard interview proper right here. Be certain to catch that DiCaprio 2 venture, arriving shortly, on November 26th.