The problems that exist in Compton, Calif. and Philadelphia, Penn. are similar in terms of the street life so it makes total sense that Game and Meek Mill would jump on a song together to address the struggle.
“The Soundtrack” finds both rappers trading bars over a jazzy sample and strong drums. “I got real n—-s everywhere, that will cut your life short like it’s February / Killa Cali where them burnouts is necessary / Especially when the feds is tapping phones like secretaries, s— real like Tupac’s obituary / Killed him, Big too but their memory legendary,” spits Game over the saxophone-laden banger.
The beat is a definite head-nodder, but it’s the West Coast rapper’s gruff voice contrasting with Meek’s high-pitched flow that makes the song so compelling. “And I know they hate us though, cause we really made it though / Ballin’ like I’m Jordan n—- shooting and try to fade me though / OG Bobby Johnson .44 with the potato noes, turn your mash potatoes bro, but it’s all gravy though,” rhymes the MMG signee, using stellar wordplay.
If anything, the track makes you want to hear Meek’s Dreams Worth More Than Money album sooner than later. At this point, it’s not clear if “The Soundtrack” will be on Game’s next album, The Documentary 2, or if it’s just a loosie for his fans to enjoy.
Either way, the lyrical content and cinematic beat are stellar. Experience their collaboration below.
Listen to Game’s “The Soundtrack” Feat. Meek Mill
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