Stream Rich Homie Quan’s New Mixtape “Back To The Basics”

The former Rich Gang affiliate returns after an 18-month hiatus.

April 14, 2017

The wait is over

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Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan has returned with his first project since 2015, Back to the Basics, out today on Motown Records. Technically a mixtape, the 11-track project features previously released single "Replay," and finds Quan returning to his signature bubbling, wail-inflected flows. It has just one feature, from previous collaborator Cyko.

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Things have been relatively quiet for Quan since his 2015 hits "Flex (Ooh, Ooh, Ooh)" and "Ride Out," from the Furious 7 soundtrack, but 2017 may be shaping up to be a banner year for him, with his debut full length due this summer, according to Motown.

Reflecting on the project's money-oriented themes in a press release, Quan said "I grew up with nothing, so every dollar had value. I don't want to be broke. Never again. That's why I try to put those things in my songs because when I hear them and I'm saying, 'Boy, you can't go broke,' I've got to live up to that. In my songs, I try to make goals for myself and live up to them."

Accompanied by a 28-minute film which includes narration from Quan and official videos for six of the project's songs, the mixtape is available on all streaming services. Listen below.

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