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In Review: Latto's "Put It On Da Floor"

Atlanta-born rapper Latto gifts fans with a new track titled "Put It On Da Floor" after her outstanding set at Coachella.


SOUND

This track samples D4L’s classic hit “Laffy Taffy,” which pays respect to the group and Latto’s home of Atlanta, Georgia. Producers, Go Grizzly and Squat Beats took the drums from that original track and sped them up, creating the perfect speed for Latto’s flow. Additionally, they enhanced the drums with a hard, tense piano and dark bass. This beat flawlessly compliments Latto’s quick and angry tone. The space within the drums emphasizes her punchlines when rapping, allowing her words to truly shine. Latto earns an 8/10 for her sound on the Intersect Rating Scale.


LYRICS

Latto pours her heart out on this track, expressing her frustration with being underestimated and her newfound pride in her flourishing financial state. Latto uses technical rhyme schemes to unapologetically get her point across, rapping, “I’ll spend that five hundred ‘fore I ever trap you, They thought I was gon’ fall off, I hate to bring you bad news.” She boasts about her well-deserved success, proving to listeners that her achievements are her top priority, disregarding all other opinions. She gains a 6/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her lyrics.


ART BEHIND THE TRACK

Latto stirred up much excitement among fans for the release of this track, as she teased a snippet of it on her Instagram and played the song live at the popular music festival Coachella. This track exemplifies the pride and anger that comes with being a woman in the rap world. There is a constant need to prove oneself to others since it took so long for women to be accepted as legitimate rappers. Latto gains a 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for her courageous, unapologetic nature.


Overall, Latto gains a 7/10 on the Intersect Rating Scale for this track.


Stream "Put It On Da Floor" below.





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