Listen to Fat Trel turn Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” on its head

The D.C. rapper delivers a street rap rework of the hit single.

December 14, 2017

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On his remix of Logic's "1-800-273-8255," which drew confusion and excitement when it was previewed on Instagram, Fat Trel uses the suicide prevention anthem's instrumental to speak from a completely different perspective. "We just wanna homicide / Somebody gotta die today," the D.C. rapper croons on the track, which premieres on The FADER today.

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But beyond the reworked chorus, Trel uses the beat to pay homage to fallen friends and speak on where he comes from. "If I make a body drop in the morning, take a flight / That's life," he raps matter-of-factly. "My thoughts was just representing the streets — that’s it, that’s all," Fat Trel explained to The FADER over email. "The song is dope, so I decided to remix it, and Logic is my homie. I Think the whole concept of the original song is dope."

Listen to Fat Trel's "1-800-CAL-TREL" below.

Listen to Fat Trel turn Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” on its head