Yung Joey Brings Machismo To iLoveMakonnen’s “Sneaky Lady”

The Queens rapper makes Makonnen’s early hit his own.

May 12, 2015

Fresh off the release of his Slim Jxmmi-featuring "Dat Pack (Remix)," Queens rapper Yung Joey has unleashed a macho take on iLoveMakonnen's 2012 piano ditty "Sneaky Lady." Joey is more forward in his approach of said sneaky lady—we're talking DMs to sexting to foreplay to foursomes within a handful of bars—but the jaunty keys and Makonnen's Broadway-style hook keep things jovial enough.

Joey recorded his "Sneaky Lady" freestyle after being introduced to Makonnen by Mike WiLL Made-It. "We set up a session, and right off the bat we caught a vibe," he tells The FADER. "He had put this dope piano melody with a weird ass hook—I don't care if doesn't have drums or not, It was just dope as fuck, and nobody was taking risks like that in music. It wasn't a safe record. Makonnen started mumbling the melody. Soon as I heard the hook I said, 'Bro that's it! Lay that down NOW!' The rest is history."

Listen to Joey's "Sneaky Lady," as well as his recently released "Dat Pack (Remix)," featuring Rae Sremmurd's Slim Jxmmi, below.

Posted: May 12, 2015
Yung Joey Brings Machismo To iLoveMakonnen’s “Sneaky Lady”