MP3: Montana Of 300 – Panda (Remix)
After Pushing Back Fire In The Church Release to May 20th, the Torchbearer For Independent Hip-Hop Makes It Up to His Fans by Remixing the Country’s Number One Song
Montana Of 300 can rap over any beat and make it his own, no matter how famous the original track. The Chicago rapper frequently treats his legion of fans to remixes of popular industry hits, including Dej Loaf‘s“Try Me,” Lil Herb’s “Chiraq,” OT Genasis’s “Coco“ and an epic 8-minute freestyle over the beats from“White Iverson” and “Milly Rock.” Today, the self-proclaimed Rap God releases his biggest remix yet when he sinks his teeth into “Panda,” the surprise number one Billboard hit by teenaged Brooklyn rapperDesiigner. Montana attacks the Menace-produced beat with fervor, foregoing Desiigner’s percussive triplet flow in favor of his own machine gun bursts of lyrical genius: “Dressed up in all black like a panther/ I’m creepin’ I’m crawlin’ tarantula/ Bandana my face on the flag/trappers singin’ the national anthem.”
As an independent artist who built one of the most dedicated hip-hop fanbases from the ground up,Montana of 300‘s hustle can’t be knocked. The “Panda” remix follows the Chicago heavy-hitter’s XXL-debuted visual for “Here Now,” an introspective cut that finds Montana of 300 conversing with his conscience.In his annotation of the “Here Now” lyrics on Genius, Montana of 300 explained, “You get to listen in to what’s going on in my own mind… it’s kinda like me giving myself advice.” The reflective artist has been cementing his place in the game with an impressive stream of original video singles and remix videos which have accumulated 160M+ YouTube views. “He is nothing if not versatile,” HotNewHipHopnotes, while VIBE adds that “Montana rips relentless bars that separate him from his peers.” Montana of 300 previously released “WTS Now,” a track reflecting on the long journey he’s been on, from handing his CD’s out around Chicago to now having built a massive following as an independent hip-hop artist, as well as the sinister video for “Land Of The Dark,” premiered by Noisey alongside a lengthy interview.
Originally slated for release today, Montana Of 300’s latest album, Fire In The Church, a follow-up to his 2014 break-through project Cursed With a Blessing, drops in two weeks on May 20th.
Watch the “Panda” (Remix) video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV8CiRlVTkU
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Montana of 300 Background:
Montana of 300 is an independent rapper from the South side of Chicago. Wearing a bandana underneath his rope like/twisted dreads and covered in tattoos, Montana’s YouTube presence has blown up, with his remixes of Dej Loaf’s “Try Me” racking in almost 8 million views and “Chiraq” clocking 7 million views, to name a few. Often referred to as “Rap God,” Montana of 300 got his start back in 2008 when he named himself after the movie 300, adopting the movie’s underlying motif “No surrender, no retreat” as his own anthem. Known for his back-to-back flurries of mind-blowing metaphors, unforgettable quotes, inspirational stories of struggle and his aggression, Montana’s music is spreading fast, keeping the people talking and running to tell the next. Being versatile and dropping hits like “Holy Ghost,” “Ice Cream Truck,” and “All I Ever Wanted,” he shows us that he’s way more than just another Chicago rapper. He never fails to crush all the competition and his fans go nuts every time. Montana of 300 has been turning down record deals, saying he’s comfortable with how he’s doing while planning on staying independent. His upcoming album, Fire In The Church, releases May 6th.
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“Panda” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV8CiRlVTkU
“Here Now”: https://youtu.be/kXGlF_tHLYw // https://soundcloud.com/montanaof300fge/montana-of-300-here-now
“WTS Now”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZK3hF23j04
“MF’s Mad Pt. 2” ft. Talley Of 300: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSj7zu4WC-E
“Land Of The Dark”: http://youtu.be/ZE1o4cnITFY
“White Iverson” x “Milly Rock” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPOMt-gPtCY
Gunz N Roses: https://open.spotify.com/album/0DhMnYWlaaVcSklQWWZCe6
“FGE Cypher” (ft. $avage and No Fatigue): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XP1wK8TqvA4
“MF’s Mad”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkFioWfVz24 // https://soundcloud.com/montanaof300fge/mfs-mad
“Play Doe”: https://youtu.be/BVQYg7JD8ss
“Computers” Freestyle ft. $avage: https://youtu.be/ZamRD9LRZWE
“Faneto” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noVASvAH2l4
“Gas Mask”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5-cijlR9-g
“Trap Queen” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4V2qocqoSc
“Planet of the Apes”: http://vevo.ly/LYgSw7
“Coco” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g1xGqHPCpQ
“Ice Cream Truck”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEC2avceTxY
“Try Me” (Remix): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVPPTC7HePQ
“Holy Ghost”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OfiCyBHvBI
Cursed With A Blessing: http://www.livemixtapes.com/mixtapes/31065/montana-of-300-cursed-with-a-blessing.html