Long Island’s DJ AO has been busy with his Baker Music Group imprint. After dropping the B.Keyz features “Y’all Knew That” earlier this year, he rounds-up East Harlem’s UFO Fev—who’s fresh off the release of his Fresh Air collab with Statik Selektah—and the Brooklyn-based vocalist, Travis Mendes for the celebratory banger, “Bread & Cheese.”
Whereas many artists like to lyrically flaunt the fruits of their hustle, FEV and Mendes place an emphasis on the journey over the destination over AO’s instrumental that melds speaker quaking synth organs with hard drums. Lyrically, FEV shows and proves exactly why he’s one of NYC fast rising spitters.
“On God’s playlist, just give ‘em the aux / Hear this heavenly flow, divine knowledge from the Big UFO”
To balance out Fev’s back-to-back 16s, Mendes delivers an anthemic hook as AO completes the cypher with some outro cuts, proving that even in 2020 the deejay is still the backbone of hip-hop. Take notes youngins.
“Bread & Cheese” is available now through all major digital retailers and streaming platforms through AO’s Baker Music Group.