The season 2 premiere of OVO Sound Radio got off to a solid start on Saturday evening. During host Oliver El-Khatib's regular set, listeners were treated to the premiere of Lil Pump’s star-packed “Gucci Gang” remix. And we mean packed.
The new version includes guest appearances by Gucci Mane, 21 Savage, French Montana, J Balvin, Bad Bunny, and Ozuna. Though it’s an unexpected lineup, there’s no doubt that the update will give the viral hit a second wind.
You can listen to “Gucci Gang” remix below.
The premiere arrives just a few days after Lil Pumpsecured a new deal with Warner Bros. Records. Earlier this month, rumors circulated that the 17-year-old rapper had inked an $8 million contract with the label. Lil Pump later went to social media to address the claims, insisting the deal was just for one release: “I don't know where the hell you heard all that other bullshit, but I got $8 million for one project, and that's it.”
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Warner Bros. later confirmed that it had, in fact, entered a “successful partnership” with Lil Pump.
“We are pleased that we can bring the next album release from Lil Pump to Warner Bros. Records,” Dooney Battle, the CEO of Lil Pump's management, said in a press release. “From the second I met Lil Pump, it was clear that he had star power and could lead the wave of rappers breaking on SoundCloud and YouTube.”
Last October, rapper Lil Pump along with his manager and some friends, allegedly got into a pretty bad car accident that left the other driver severely injured. TMZ reports that this other driver is now filing a suit against the rapper and his former label Warner Bros. Records, to cover his medical bills and damages for his injuries, pain and suffering.
In the suit, a California man claims he was driving around Los Angeles on Oct. 11, when a Bentley “violently collided” into his Nissan Pathfinder. He also states he was pulled out of the car by the rapper and his friends while still unconscious, before they took off on foot, leaving the car behind instead of sticking around to make sure he was okay. Allegedly, they only stayed long enough to pull a duffel bag from the Bentley's trunk. What the court documents don't specify is who was driving the Bentley at the time of the incident.
Lil Pump posted a selfie in a neck and wrist brace just two days after the alleged hit and run, alluding to his possible involvement in the accident. This is far from Pump's first brush with the law. Just last month, Pump was arrested for discharging a firearm in his home after three men were allegedly seen “jimmying” the front door before the shot was fired. Police would later conclude the shots came from inside Pump's home and found the handgun underneath his balcony.
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