While the world impatiently waits for Nicki Minaj to strike back at Remy Ma for the back-to-back blows, From The Vault journeys back you to the year 2004 for yet another Urban classic.
Today’s pick is ‘Lean Back’ by a Fat Joe and Remy fronted Terror Squad.
Helmed by 00’s producer-extraordinaire Scott Storch, the track is the definition of club banger and sees Joe and Rem trading verses while commanding the listener to pull up their pants and… lean back.
A Billboard smash, it topped the Hot 100 tally for 3 consecutive weeks during Summer 04 and placed #10 on the Year End Chart.
DJ Khaled, Kevin Hart, Lil Jon and N.O.R.E all make appearances in the Jessy Terrero and Raul Conde directed visual where the clan can be seen hanging out in the streets of their beloved New York City and getting crunk with scantily clad ladies.
Hopefully the explosive beef between the Terror Squad Queen and Hip-Hop’s current leading lady Nicki Minaj brings more attention to the talent that is Remy Ma and gives her a big enough platform to really shine on her own.
As heard on ‘Shether,’ her raw energy, her unapologetic and aggressively explicit content paired with her deep tone – as well as her life story – makes her one of the most interesting artists at the moment.
As always, we’d love nothing more than to see, or should we say HEAR. the ladies make peace on a fiery track which would not doubt would be a home-run.
If Jay Z and Nas can, why couldn’t they?