Lil Keef is an up and coming rapper from Atlanta signed to a label from one of the most recognizable voices in hip hop: Young Thug. Recently, the upcoming rapper and his mentor have released a track that the two collaborated on titled “Proud of Me”.
The upbeat song features Lil Keed flexing his recent success from talking about only wearing Chanel to putting diamond rings on a women’s fingers. As far as Young Thug, the experienced rapper takes time on the chorus to reference Gucci Mane’s previous incarceration, which was still ongoing when he recorded his part on the track.
[Chorus: Young Thug]
Who would you tell? 'Cause I wouldn't tell (Hey)
I'm scared of you and what you can get done to me
Who said they dare? Who say they dare?
Please free Laflare, I know he gonna be proud of me
Lil Keed has been signed to YSL Records founded by Young Thug since 2018. In July of 2018, the rapper released his debut mixtape titled Trapped On Cleveland. Lil Keed has also had a successful rap career so far by collaborating with several recognizable names in hip hop such as 21 Savage, Trippie Redd, Offset and Lil Yachty. His newest collaboration with Young Thug, “Proud of Me”, originally premiered on an episode of The Weeknd’s MEMENTO MORI. Now the full track has been released and the Billboard charting is again receiving great attention.
“Proud of Me” is expected to be on Lil Keed’s next project titled Long Live Mexico.