The 17-year old Chicago drill prodigy Chief Keef has had his song ‘Love Sosa’ remixed by Los Angeles producer RL Grime. Always known for his big moombahton / trap influenced records this one is no different.
The track begins with Keef’s mutterings and a muted melody of synths underneath. This then builds to a massively over-sized set of synths accompanying the chorus and you may well think that that was the drop and that this is the main melody of this already massive record, but you would be mistaken. Dropping in to a stripped-back trap melody synonymous with Grime himself the track loses it’s hectic nature and returns with a staccato horn synth and massive kick-bass combinations.
This contrasting relationship between the two sections is played well, with the track bouncing between heavy and overdeveloped to refined and subtle and it makes the remix a very successful one.