Updated: Mar 12
Being an Artist from the South early on in Hip Hop was virtually unheard of, unless of course you were actually from the South. There was a period in the culture where all you would hear was East Coast or West Coast music. It wasn’t until acts such as Geto Boys, 8 Ball & MJG, Three 6 Mafia, UGK, 2 Live Crew, and the Legendary duo Outkast, broke barriers when it came to southern Hip Hop and demanded respect. At the 1995 Source Awards. after being booed for winning “Best New Rap Group”, Andre 3000 made the statement “The South Got Something To Say”, which sparked a movement that would resonate throughout hip hop for years to come. The long standing narrative was the south didn’t have lyrics, or real lyricist, which is far from the truth.
Fast Forward to 2020, Dallas Hip Hop Artist Almighty Lord Wrecka is on a mission to keep Southern Hip Hop relevant to the culture. Originally from Lawton, Oklahoma, now residing in Dallas, Lord Wrecka takes pride in being a lyricist. In a time where true lyricism is making a return to the forefront of hip hop, his new single “The South Got Something To Say”, is right on time. Assisted by Texas Legend and one of the forefathers of the Screwed Up Click Lil Keke, the track Is the lead single from Lord Wrecka‘s upcoming album available this Spring. Production is handled by hit maker Yung Bala and is already catching steam on various platforms. Check out the single and be sure to follow Lord Wrecka on all social platforms for more information on the Album release and tour updates.