New Orleans rapper Dee-1 recruits Lupe Fiasco and Big K.R.I.T. for the remix of his hit 2014 single “Against Us“. Premiering exclusively for Billboard.com Dee-1 one speaks on the collab stating “Lupe is a legend, K.R.I.T. is a superstar and I’m the new guy making noise. Time to put some ‘respek’ on my name.”Known for his positive lyrical content, Dee-1 injects lines from the Lord’s Prayer for the hook while delivering spitfire bars speaking on the current state of hip-hop with rappers using destructive lyrical content to sell records. Likewise, Fiasco and Krit, both known for rapping about their respective faiths help to drive the point of the song through by continuing the themes for the songs second and third verses. Speaking with Billboard on the collab Lupe states  “I was impressed by what [Dee-1] did. We shot the video in New Orleans. Shout out to Big K.R.I.T. for jumping on that as well, and you know the rest is history.” The video features an appearance from Dee-1’s Grandfather and features vibrant scenes of New Orleans. Check out the video after the Jump and you can download the song for free here

 

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