Music: iLoveMakonnen – Love Feat. Rae Sremmurd

Well here it is. After announcing the single last week & sharing its artwork yesterday, ILoveMakonnen decides to keep his word & come through today with a new single with Rae Sremmurd called “Love,” which will see life on Makonnen’s forthcoming project, the follow up to June’s Love Summer 17.
Produced by Mike Will Made It & Travis Barker, Makonnen had the following to say about working with fellow ATL homies Rae Sremmurd in a recent interview.
“We’ve known each other for years now, before we had notoriety. Mike WiLL was the most successful person we knew.” Makonnen said. “In Atlanta, he introduced us, and he was always working with us. So, we’ve always worked on music together, before “Tuesday” came out. We’ve been friends before that whole fiasco happened when I went off and went with OVO. This is kind of like coming back home to the home team. It’s just good to see everybody doing their thing. Now, we have a sound that we felt was too new way back then, when we were trying to work on it, but now is the right time to link up. Everybody understands us as artists and they’re more open to hearing us try our artistry. We have a record that’s multigenerational, multicultural, something for everybody, but still true to us.”
The single arrives on the heels of rumors that Makonnen is in a relationship with internet rapper Lil Peep, making what would be the first openly gay relationship in hip-hop. This coming from DJ Akademiks, who pretty much confirmed the relationship on Everyday Struggle on Thursday.
Take a listen to the new collab and let us know what you think.


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