On Saturday night, OVO signee and FADER favorite ILoveMakonnen premiered a new "Molly" remix at The FADER FORT Presented by Converse in Brooklyn. Clad in a pink trenchcoat, the baby-faced innovator, debuted a new version of his runaway hit, featuring verses from Wiz Khalifa and Gucci Mane. In Duncan Cooper's feature, "The Fall and Rise of ILoveMakonnen," he told the emotional history of the Atlanta artist. "Makonnen's early songs were almost all self-produced," Cooper wrote, "his sound and subject matter were shaped by his isolation. When asked which style he most identifies with, he replies, defiantly, 'The DIY genre.'" As DIYMakonnen became OVOMakonnen, and more recently—HalloweenMakonnen—it feels like we're more enamored with the resilient rapper every single day.
Watch ILoveMakonnen Debut His “Molly” Remix Live At The FADER FORT
FADER FORT Makonnen went up on a Saturday.
Photographer Mike Belleme
October 28, 2014