The moment Drake dropped his "Draft Day" track, in support of one of his latest new friends Johnny Manziel, the internet went into a frenzy. Whilst it wasn't the best Drizzy song we'd heard (especially when he dropped the amazingly smooth "Days In The East" only a few days later), there was something about the way he rode the Boi-1da produced instrumental that had people nodding their heads with approval.
Like with any release Drake seems to drop nowadays, the thousands of remix's from rappers all over the globe appeared the past week, all of them trying to separate themselves from the rest of the bunch. One of our own personal highlights here at EARMILK was by LA native Azad Right, who's interesting take saw him go from 'intern to starter', referring from where he started out at Interscope Records. Expertly riding the same instrumental that Drake rode so easily, Azad comes through with a flow that reeks of hunger and passion, as he lyrically dissects his career up to this point, explaining how he booked his own shows, does his own press and is still broke (with a clever reference to his middle eastern heritage and people thinking he's rich). All of these elements combine to create arguably the best remix of "Draft Day" we've heard so far, and a definite indicator that Azad is a real talent that's bound to get the recognition he deserves.
You can stream Azad's remix of "Draft Day" below (and hit the 'purchase' button to download the track for FREE), and keep it locked onto EARMILK for all the latest moves from the West Coast emcee, including the release of his forthcoming project For The Hopeful!
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"Draft Day (Azad Right Remix)"
- 7th April, 2014