Things kicked off with the pair playing some previously released cuts including Gucci Mane and Travis Scott’s “Last Time” off Gucci’s newest post-prison release, Woptober, while keeping things fresh with just released slappers like Migos and Rich the Kid’s “Dat Way,” the Weeknd’s “Starboy,” and of course, Solange’s incredible “Cranes in the Sky.”
From there, Pusha T jumped on the line and kicked things off with the highest praise for Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight. “Your album is my favorite album of the year…from working out to driving to getting tickets in my 911. That’s what I’m getting tickets to. That album is my everything.”
The pair also discussed Pusha T’s new video for “HGTV.” “I’m making lifestyle music man and ‘HGTV;’ I took that from Home and Garden Television. It was just giving my real lifestyle…I came and shot the joint with Young Jake. It’s about bars, man…We shot it super simple, super straightforward.” Pusha also confirmed that his new album will be out before the end of the year. “Damn right, new album coming ASAP. There’s a few loose ends. You’re definitely getting it this year,” he said before adding “HGTV” is “the base and core of my album.”
The conversation then shifted to his support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “I’m just supporting Hillary on the campaign. It all comes from my stance on mass incarceration and trying to fix the whole mass incarceration system,” explained Pusha before noting that both Hillary and Bill Clinton helped pass a bill in the ’90s that supported incarceration. The pair have both admitted that the bill went too far. “If they’re down with fixing it, then I’m down to stand next to them.”
Before Pusha jumped off the line, he left La Flame with one very important request. “I need Travis to executive produce my next album. That’s what I want. I’m going to throw you every bar I got and let you put those tracks wherever you want. I don’t even want to look at it.” The G.O.O.D. Music president also touched on what he would like to see in the future for the label. “First and foremost, I just want to heighten the fan engagement and heighten the whole fan experience…I want to see that type of G.O.O.D. Music festival situation,” he said of his wish for the G.O.O.D. fam to hit the road together.
The internet has been rumbling with news of DJ SpinKing’s new track, reportedly titled “Left Cheek Right Cheek,” that features none other than .Wav host Travis Scott and Jeremih. Meanwhile, .Wav radio tweeted earlier this week to explicitly point out that there would be “new music from DJ Spin King, Travis Scott, and Jeremih on this week’s episode of .wav radio,” so there’s definitely good reason to tune in.
Earlier today, a Travis Scott project by the name of Days Before Birds appeared on music streaming services, but a rep for Epic Records confirmed to Complex that it is not an official release from the rapper and is in the process of being taken down.
At least we know we’ll get some new Travis today since .Wav radio has never failed to deliver when it comes to debuting new tracks or his entire new album, so do not miss episode 5 when it jumps off Beats 1 today at 3:00 p.m. ET here. If you haven’t heard, Travis Scott will also be performing at the inaugural ComplexCon going down this November so don’t sleep on getting your tickets.
New music from DJ Spin King, Travis Scott & Jeremih on this week’s episode of .wav radio!
— .WAV RADIO (@WAVRADIOBEATS1) October 12, 2016
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