Red-hot, Memphis, TN rapper and Heavy Camp CEO, Blac Youngsta, has unleashed his highly-anticipated, awaited full-length debut, 223 via CMG, Epic Records and Sony Music Entertainment Australia. Upon going live, the album immediately claimed a spot in the U.S. Top 10 on iTunes and U.S. Apple Music Overall, as well as the U.S. Hip Hop/Rap charts.
To celebrate the release, Youngsta sat down with the Breakfast club to discuss the album, and more recently, the urban mastermind shut down MTV’s TRL on Monday, with a performance of the scorching smash single ‘Booty’. Incredibly, the song is already closing in on 10 million Spotify streams. Buy or stream ‘Booty’ HERE. His biggest visual to date, the music video directed by Motion Family (Future, Rae Sremmurd) racked up over 1 million views and counting in less than a week. It remains Top 10 at U.S. Urban Radio and has inspired viral videos from the likes of LeBron James, Odell Beckham, JR., and more. Just recently, he hosted an NYC ‘Booty’ Twerkout Class with Banana Skirt, which you have to see to believe. Check it out HERE and twerk it!
In addition to ‘Booty’, 223 boasts a powerhouse track listing, rounded out by some of the hottest names in hip-hop. Youngsta kicks off the album with the one-two punch of ‘Late’ and ‘Old Friends’, asserting his voice and presence right out of the gate. Elsewhere, Travis Scott adds earth-shaking energy to ‘Heavy Camp’ as French Montana pops up on ‘Right There’ with a show-stopping cameo. CMG head honcho, Yo Gotti and Lunch Money Lewis bring pure heat to the strip club-ready ‘Bandz’. One banger after another, the record boasts the fan favourite ‘Hip Hopper’ feat. Lil Yachty, which has already cracked 15 million Spotify streams and counting. Plus, Youngsta personally co-produced four tracks, adding his stamp to every facet of the vision. Check out the full track listing below.
The artist also initiated a high-profile partnership with Werble, launching the Blac Youngsta Werble App on the Apple App Store. Getting into the 223 spirit, users may insert gifs of Youngsta dancing into any photo or video. Once inserted, the clip can be downloaded as a video, picture, or gif to be shared on any social platform—Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Tumblr, Viber, etc.
Next up, Youngsta will headline a special Album Release Concert at Minglewood Hall in Memphis, TN on March 9 joined by Boosie Badazz and YFN Lucci. If you’re not in Memphis, it’s set to be livestreamed always with details forthcoming. This marks his first proper hometown show. It’s bound to be a night to remember.
223 symbolises both the come up of Blac Youngsta and a new era for Memphis.
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