Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum rap superstar Jeezy and his long-time friend, collaborator and fellow rap titan DJ Drama rekindle their historic Gangsta Grillz partnership with Snofall, the brand new project available today via Def Jam Recordings. The 16-track project features special guests Lil Durk, EST Gee, and 42 Dugg. SNOFALL was introduced last month with the advance track, “I Ain’t Gon Hold Ya.” Complex hailed the cut as “truly memorable,” while The Source proclaimed, “DJ Drama and Jeezy recreate their Gangsta Grillz magic.” REVOLT summed it up as, “full of the clever rhymes that Jeezy has become well-known for.” The collaboration of JEEZY and DJ Drama reaches back to the first Gangsta Grillz: The Album release of 2007.
Jeezy made a surprise step out with EST GEE during Yo Gotti’s CMG set at the BET Hip-Hop Awards earlier this month – and then officially announced Snofall with a special commercial spot that quickly set social media on fire.
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- SNO FALL
- BRUH ft. Lil Durk
- MOST HATED
- STREET CRED
- MJ JEEZY
- PLUG ON EM
- I AIN’T GON HOLD YA
- PUT THE MINKS DOWN ft. 42 Dugg
- KING’S CROWN
- STILL HAVING
- HOW DEEP
- MY ACCOUNTANT 1
- BIG SNO
- ONE HUNNID ft. EST Gee
With more than a dozen RIAA gold, platinum, and multi-platinum hits to his credit, Jeezy, the Atlanta pioneer of hip-hop’s dominant trap genre, has amassed over 6.5 billion catalog streams, and over 960 million YouTube channel views. 2020 marked the 15th anniversary of Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, his seminal RIAA platinum Def Jam label debut LP. It entered the Rap and R&B charts at #1 (#2 on the pop side), and immortalized trap music with the double-platinum #1 hit “Soul Survivor” featuring Akon.
The RIAA platinum TM 102: The Inspiration (2006, with “Go Getta” featuring R. Kelly and “I Luv It”) entered at #1 across the board (pop, R&B and Rap), as did the album that followed, the aptly-titled The Recession (2008), containing the #1 double-platinum hit “Put On” featuring Kanye West. JEEZY’s next two albums, TM 103: Hustlerz Ambition (2011, with the Top 5 hits “Lose My Mind” featuring Plies; and “Leave You Alone” featuring Ne-Yo) and Seen It All: The Autobiography (2014, with the RIAA gold title tune “Seen It All” featuring Jay-Z) kept up the momentum, both of them again entering the Rap and R&B album charts at #1.
Trap Or Die 3 (Oct. 2016, with “All There” featuring the late Bankroll Fresh) was JEEZY’s third LP to debut at #1 across-the-board on the pop, R&B/hip-hop, and Rap charts. Guests also included Plies Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, French Montana, Yo Gotti, and Bankroll Fresh. JEEZY headlined the “Trap Or Die 3 Tour” in March-April 2017. Pressure (Dec. 2017) featured fellow Def Jam MCs YG and 2 Chainz, as well as Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Puff Daddy, Kodak Black and others. In February-March 2018, JEEZY headlined “The Cold Summer Tour,” during which he shocked fans around the world by first announcing that his next album (i.e. TM 104) would be his final one in the TM series..
TM 104: The Legend Of The Snowman (August 2019) was in fact the final album chapter in JEEZY’s career-spanning Thug Motivation series. His 13-city TM104 Fall 2019 Tour of the U.S. in November-December sold-out instantly. The events of 2020 were just about to engulf the planet, leading to the creation of THE RECESSION 2.