Capping off the biggest year of his career, Yo Gotti shared his new record ‘Castro’ featuring Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, & Quavo, at all digital retailers December 2016. This was his first release with Roc Nation management.
Yo Gotti states, “I’m excited to team up with Roc Nation and bring my whole game to the next level. I also want to pay tribute to the memory of my manager Mel Carter, without whom none of this would be possible. I was blessed to have him in my corner for so long, and he brought me here. I did the impossible because of Mel. God bless you and thank you for everything, ‘White Friday’ is for you”.
Shocking and surprising the entire industry and Hip Hop community, the multiplatinum Memphis rapper and CMG mogul released his sixth full-length album, ‘White Friday’ (CM9) [CMG/Epic Records/Insanity Records] on Friday December 23rd, 2016.
Produced by Ben Billion$ (The Weeknd, Rick Ross), ‘Castro’ turns up with a lyrical crossfire between a veritable all-star cast of rap heavyweights. Gotti carries a robust hook punctuated by stunning spots from West, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Quavo. It’s another knockout anthem from the ‘King of Memphis’ that’s as unshakable as it is undeniable.
Executive produced by Yo Gotti, ‘White Friday’ features a total of 11 new tracks including A-list collaborations with DJ Khaled (I Remember), Kodak Black (Weatherman), Lunchmoney Lewis (Lifestyle), and more as well production from Marvel Hitz, STREETRUNNER, Tarik Azzouz, Schife Karbeen, K Swisha, Chop Squad DJ, Rob “Reef” Tewlow, and Southside. Check out the full track listing below.
After quietly and passionately grinding for over 15 years, Yo Gotti’s hustle paid off big time in 2016. His fifth full-length album, The Art of Hustle [CMG/Epic Records], captured #4 on the Billboard Top 200, marking his highest chart bow yet.
It spawned the platinum-selling smash ‘Down In The DM’, which not only dominated radio, but it even entered the modern lexicon as a popular phrase! In between TV performances and appearances on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel LIVE!, The Real, and BET, he played to sold out crowds every night on The Endless Summer Tour with G-Eazy, Logic, and YG all summer long.