Song: Philthy Rich – “Money In The Trap”
Philthy Rich Makes Motivation Music for Anyone Making Money On Latest Single From Hood Rich 4, Premiered By Mass Appeal
Critical Praise for Philthy Rich
“With a decade-long career, ties to his region’s old guard, and a clever affection for delivery surrounded by repetitive earworm hooks, Philthy’s grown from a Mac Dre-affiliate into a venerable heavyweight of the Yay Area revival sound.” – Mass Appeal
“A veteran in the Bay Area rap scene, Philthy Rich built a reputation as the Bay Area’s Gucci Mane because of his drug-fueled, yet down-to-earth, rhymes, his prolific output, and his relationships with the best street rappers and producers.” – HipHopDX
“The Oakland native has been working hard lately and been dropping some fire music.” – XXL
A notoriously hard worker from East Oakland’s Seminary neighborhood, who came to prominence around the same time as trap music did, it’s clear to anyone familiar with Philthy Rich that he has “Money In The Trap.” His latest single off the upcoming Hood Rich 4, premiered today by Mass Appeal, is an affirmation of that fact. Philthy employs his trademark laid back delivery to let us know just how he earned his wealth and what he has spent it on over the Zaytoven produced trap banger. Always networking, Philthy is joined by some of the realest rappers from across the country: Los Angeles’ Casey Veggies, Chicago’s Rockie Fresh, and D.C.’s Fat Trel.
With trap gaining mainstream popularity, the trap originators have opened up the meaning of the word to be more inclusive. “This is motivation music for anyone doing their 9-5, legitimately trapping, or anyone making money. Trapping has transcended its original definition of selling drugs to meaning making money anyhow, anywhere, period. You could be working at McDonalds, trapping. You could be throwing newspapers at people’s doorsteps at 6 in the morning, trapping. You could be a nurse. At the end of the day, you’re making money too,” Philthy explained. “Money In The Trap” follows up the video for “Fuck I Look Like” ft. Kash Doll, which premiered on The FADER earlier this week. Hood Rich 4 also features appearances by Soulja Boy, Jim Jones, Birdman, B.o.B, G. Herbo, Shy Glizzy, Young Dolph, Sauce Walka, and Sosamann.
This album is the culmination of a busy year for Philthy. In July, XXL premiered, “59 To 79” a piano-laden trap banger featuring G Herbo. “59 to 79” followed the Zaytoven-produced cut “Numbers” and the remix to “Broke Boy,” which features a long guest list of buzzing artists. Earlier, Complex premiered “Barely Know My Name” which features Lil B, Mistah F.A.B., Mozzy and Celly Ru. In the lead up to January’s Real N*ggas Back in $tyle, the first in a series of three albums with the same title, Philthy Rich shared a series of singles starting withthe IAMSU-assisted money-making anthem “Make A Living,” which gained more than one million Soundcloud streams. Philthy Rich’s latest solo project, SemCity MoneyMan 4, available for streaming on Soundcloud and for purchase on iTunes.
Listen to “Money In The Trap”: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/money-in-the-trap-feat-rockie-fresh-casey-veggies-fat-trel/s-IjXF0
Check out the Mass Appeal premiere: http://massappeal.com/premiere-philthy-rich-rockie-fresh-casey-veggies-and-fat-trel-are-stacking-money-in-the-trap-with-zaytoven/
Pre-order Hood Rich 4: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/hood-rich-4/id1157160910?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Philthy Rich Background
Philthy Rich, born and raised in East Oakland’s notorious Seminary neighborhood, has earned his place as “The Bay Area’s Gucci Mane” from his raw and honest lyricism, having a great ear for new talent, untiring work ethic and wide network of collaborators. Releasing well over 40 solo and collaborative mixtapes and albums over the past 8 years, Philthy’s grizzly street tales have strengthened his influence in The Bay Area and beyond, and with over 2 million SoundCloud streams, a spot at #5 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart, and collaborations with artists such as Rick Ross, Kevin Gates, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz and many more his incredible track record only continues to grow.
“Fuck I Look Like”: https://youtu.be/Pbs_a-FdHHo
“Buss Down” Remix ft. Birdman: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/buss-down-remixfeat-birdman
“Tryna Keep Up” ft. Shy Glizzy: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/tryna-keep-up-feat-shy-glizzy
American Greed: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/american-greed/id1129418284
“59 To 79” ft. G Herbo on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/59-to-79-feat.-g-herbo-single/id1132695089?uo=4&at=1001l3Iq&ct=888915251263&app=itunes
“Broke Boy” (Remix) ft. 600Breezy, Kush Hall, Ca$h Out & Troy Ave: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/broke-boy-remix-feat-kash-doll-cah-out-troy-ave-600breezy
“Barely Know My Name” ft. Lil B, Mozzy, Mistah F.A.B. & Celly Ru: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMKKLpMyzNc
“Numbers” ft. Skeme & Sauce Walka: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZqTi2pd_4uM
“Piss Codeine (Remix)” ft. Kevin Gates, Young Dolph & Icewear Vezzo: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/piss-codeine-remix-feat-kevin-gates-young-dolph-icewear-vezzo
“Feeling Rich Today” ft. Mozzy and Sauce Twinz: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onfHo_kOs_g
“Way Before” ft. Mozzy & Band Gang (prod. by Zaytoven): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF8MOzzKFEs
“Piss Codeine” (prod. by Zaytoven): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stUKHnSPBAo
“Broke Boy” ft. Young Dolph: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGm5j0JcjBc
Real N*ggas Back in $tyle: https://open.spotify.com/album/3ey9gQFgxbhwF0PIvrwRyY
“Statue of Liberty” ft. E-40, Nef The Pharaoh & Ezale: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/statue-of-liberty-feat-e-40-nef-the-pharaoh-ezale/s-uHY0O
“King Jack” ft. Freeway & Paul Wall: https://soundcloud.com/philthyrichfod5900/king-jack-feat-freeway-paul-wall
“Buss Down” ft. Young Scooter: https://youtu.be/OEzQqILvLss
“Make A Living”: ft. Iamsu!: https://youtu.be/azdf4-3tYHk
Bio, photos, and streams available here: http://www.audibletreats.com/philthy-rich