Future & Andre 3000 Are Bitter On “Benz Friendz (Watchutola)”: Listen
Future is streaming his long-awaited LP Honest ahead of its April 22 release, but one song that he didn’t reveal on the official stream was “Benz Friendz (Watchutola),” his collaboration with Andre 3000. Welp, it has now landed on the unforgiving plains of the Internet allowing all to hear the double dose of ATLien behavior. It’s a screed against the trappings of success and the women who are attracted to that sort of peacocking, so it’s fitting that the track starts with what may be a clever callback to Outkast‘s whacked-out kiss-off “Roses.” After the sounds of a car crash, Andre repeats “I told that bitch,” and if you’ll recall in “Roses,” he squealed, “I hope she’s speeding on the way to the club, tryin’ to hurry up to get to some baller or singer or somebody like that, and try to put on her make up in the mirror and crash, crash, craaaash into a ditch.”
Anyway, back to reality. It’s a simple beat with a looped choral chant, which contrasts nicely with all the moving parts the pair throws at us. 3 Stacks is on hook duty, plus he spits a lengthy, broken-in verse and a separate sung-rapped verse. Future multitasks as well, alternating between rapping and robo-reggae crooning.
Hear it below, and stream Honest here.
[via Nah Right]
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