Drako and Moneybagg Yo “Count It Up”: Listen and Learn How to Ball
Many American cities have had their own run in hip-hop but few have done it like Atlanta. In the case of Drako, he's been rattling off songs for a solid stretch, starting last year with his first single, "Watch Me Do It," which became popular on his hometown's radio stations. The he followed up with the Lil Baby-assisted "Racks On Me," which soon crossed the three million stream mark. Building on that momentum, Drako teams up with Memphis wordsmith Moneybagg Yo for "Count It Up."
According to Drako himself, the Noc-produced track came along naturally. "Moneybagg Yo and I were just vibing in the studio one day," he tells XXL. "We weren’t even planning to work on the song together, but once he heard it, he fell in love with it. I believe we made a hit and I'm eager to hear what the fans think."
Drako opens the song with a few bars before the chorus. The hook in question is “Get It up, count it up, run it up, do it," then he heads right into his verse. "She wanna kick it like Beckham/She wanna rock on the Tesla," Drako delivers. As a closer, he drops a clever reference to Moneybagg Yo's mixtape series. "For the money bag, I'm going federal."
Bagg is up next, catching the beat perfectly. "I come from the cut like a Band-Aid/I'm so up i might go on a rampage," he rhymes. Moneybagg Yo also brags a little about well his career has been going: "I'm the hottest, you might catch a heat wave."
The track will be featured on Drako's debut mixtape, Fully Loaded, which arrives Nov. 9. He also has videos and a tour on the way. Moneybagg Yo dropped his project, 2 Heartless, on Valentine's Day of this year, followed by the Bet On Me EP in August and has been letting one-off songs and videos fly since.
Listen to Drako and Moneybagg Yo's "Count It Up" below.
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