Memphis rapper Yo Gotti releases his tenth studio album Untrapped.
From the social media posts leading up to this release, Yo Gotti has seemingly tapped into an introspective bag on Untrapped. He writes “Damn these streets had me Trapped! Let every line feed their mind. Let #UNTRAPPED be the beginning!!!” introducing the album on Instagram.
“More Ready Than Ever” released ahead of the album features Yo Gotti tackling a Dipset sample (“I’m Ready” 2002) which samples Barbara Mason’s “Yes I’m Ready”. On “Yes I’m Ready” Yo Gotti explores his career and vents on the structure of most major labels. The album also features Yo Gotti’s song “Pose” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, and Lil Uzi Vert. Yo Gotti teased the upcoming video ahead of the album’s release.
Yo Gotti also released the single “H.O.E.” ahead of the album’s release. From the variety of the three songs already out, listeners can hope to experience a ride multiple themes and tempos throughout the duration of the album.
Outside of music, Yo Gotti and the rest of Roc Nation are standing up for inmates in Mississippi. The Mississippi prison system faces the threat of a lawsuit from the rapper and label affiliates for fostering an “inhumane” prison system.
Listen to Untrapped below: