Interview: YFN Lucci Speaks of The Evolution Of Southern Hip Hop

HipHop News Posted on July 7, 2019 at 3:04am

Interview: YFN Lucci Speaks of The Evolution Of Southern Hip Hop

#DXCLUSIVE: The new guard of Atlanta Trap Hop talks about his past, present and future.

New York, NY – The Golden Mixtape Era must almost his whole life to DJ Drama. Thanks to its super successful Gangsta Grillz mixtape series, Drama — that began the best of the series music in the streets of Atlanta, long before the Internet was even a thing — helped by itself to define the "Southern Hip Hop" sound. Without a doubt, Atlanta's re-branding as a hotbed for the Black pure talent across the creative spectrum must be more than a slight debt to the man born Tyree Simmons.

So it makes sense that YFN Lucci — he of the new guard of so-called Southern Hip Hop — meet this legendary hitmaker to release 650Luc, the latest mixtape entry in the Gangsta Grillz series..centered-ad {

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"My goal is 'legendary and longevity," the Atlanta native told HipHopDX exclusively. "By this, I mean that not only I don't want to be looked upon as one of the best rappers of all time, but I want to have a long career in the Hip Hop game. You see, I t


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