MP3: Maxo Kream ft. Father – “Cell Boomin” (Prod. by Wxlf Gxd)
With His #MAXO187 Mixtape Releasing Next Week, the Houston, TX Rapper Enlists Awful Records Artist Father For An Ode To the Trap and Instagram, Premiered By Complex
Inspired by the trap and Instagram, gold-grilled Houston rapper Maxo Kream releases an ode to hustling-by-phone with “Cell Boomin,” featuring Mr. “Flip Phone Nokia” Father. The Wxlf Gxd-produced trap rap anthem premiered via Complex, and it’s the latest single from Maxo Kream’s #MAXO187 mixtape, which releases March 5th and includes features from artists Joey Bada$$, the Sauce Twinz, and Fredo Santana.
“Cell Boomin” is an aggressive track, yet it drives with its minimal, cell phone-sampling production. “The ups of trappin’ on the phone is that people don’t knock on your door,” Maxo Kream explains, adding “the downs is that they blow your phone up when you’re out.” Maxo tells Complex in their premiere post that he met the featured Awful Records rapper at Fools Gold Day Off in Miami, and he chose to get him on the track because “he knows about phones and Instagram bitches.” Following video singles “Clientele,” “End Zone,” and “Trigga Maxo,” “Cell Boomin” supports Maxo’s unmistakable persona, giving audiences a glimpse before the release of his highly anticipated project, #MAXO187.
Maxo Kream’s previous release, QuiccStrikes, was named by Complex as one of 2013’s Best Houston Rap Mixtapes. Additionally, Noisey interviewed the rapper about his “beautiful, terrifying, and amazing” video for “Lewinsky,” and he received praise from Cocaine Blunts who named his “Whitney Houston” single one of 2013’s best raps. With more than a year between releases, Maxo Kream’s long-awaited #MAXO187 mixtape is releases March 5th.
Listen to “Cell Boomin”: https://soundcloud.com/maxo-kream/cell-boomin-ft-father
Check out the premiere: http://www.complex.com/music/2015/02/maxo-kream-feat-father-cell-boomin
Maxo Kream Background:
Upon meeting him, gangsta rapper isn’t the impression that most would get from buzzing Houston emcee, Maxo Kream, age 23. He has a surprisingly goofy and playful demeanor, often cracking self-aware jokes and displaying a smile with showcases either his gold grin or his trademark gap in the upper row of this teeth. But, make no mistake, Maxo’s backstory is a tale consisting of crime and death that would catch the attention of the most jaded followers of gangsta/trap rap.
Inspired by his college trip to SXSW and the fact that other street cliques throughout Houston such as FDAB (founded by late rapper T.O.Y, a childhood friend and Crip associate of Maxo) and MashMode (which has now resulted in the buzzing careers of Houston rap duo, The Sauce Twinz) were transitioning into music as a form of expression, Maxo and his younger cousin Lyndon (rap moniker Lyndo C), jumped into music. Now, front and center is Maxo Kream’s sophomore project, #Maxo187. With big name features and outstanding production, Maxo intends to show that he can compete with any emcee in the game.
“Cell Boomin”: https://soundcloud.com/maxo-kream/cell-boomin-ft-father
“End Zone”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGtCyxywwsA
“Trigga Maxo”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW28GbO9q5k
Bio, pictures, and streams available here: http://www.audibletreats.com/maxo-kream