Rico Nasty has teamed up with buzzworthy Atlanta rapper Bktherula for “Vaderz,” the primary single from the Maryland native’s upcoming mixtape, scheduled for launch later this summer season. (Rico beforehand teased a mixtape titled Rx on social media final yr that has but to floor.)
Unabashedly aggressive and threatening, the Ben10k, Danes Blood and Dirty Dave-produced observe culls affect from a diverse swath of genres together with EDM, entice and nu steel — and the discovered footage aesthetics of the track’s accompanying anxiety-inducing video additional compliments “Vaderz” no-holds-barred perspective. “This ain’t no double life, bitch it’s really the way that I live,” Rico says, reducing her voice right into a menacing growl. “Talk down on us then you might lose a limb/I be stepping on bitches like I’m wearing Timbs.”
The observe is loaded with popular culture references, with Gen Z staples like Hannah Montana and the cult-classic Nickelodeon collection Invader Zim, celeb chef Gordon Ramsay, streaming platform Twitch and accused rapist Marilyn Manson all receiving shout outs.
Rico Nasty lately made an look throughout Doja Cat’s set on the first weekend of Coachella. In addition to dropping her mixtape later this yr, she’s additionally scheduled to carry out at a handful of festivals all through the summer season — together with Las Vegas’ Life Is Beautiful, which Rolling Stone purchased a majority stake in earlier this yr.