Last month, Gregg Gillis, a.k.a. mash-up maestro Girl Talk, teamed up with Pennsylvania rapper Freeway to release the Broken Ankles EP. Today, the pair have unveiled a remix of “Suicide”, featuring ASAP Ferg. (Freeway has also contributed a new verse, meaning there’s, like, 200% more hip-hop occurring.)
Whereas Freeway’s gruff approach adds an edge of intensity, Ferg’s spitfire flow sounds better suited for the peculiar beat of thudding drum machines and a skewered children’s choir. With a stoner-inspired drawl and genuine flippancy, Ferg skillfully strings together disjointed rhymes about gold chains, the Yakuza, and, um, toilets.
Listen in below: