Atlanta rapper Young Thug knows how to keep fans smiling. The hip-hop superstar has blessed the world with an immediate follow-up to his Young Stoner Life label’s Slime Language 2 with its deluxe edition.
Young Thug Shocks Everyone W/ SL2 Deluxe
Thugger went to his social media pages to break the massive news. Just a week after putting out his widely acclaimed compilation album, the Georgia native now puts out the even more jam-packed version.
Kevin Hart Gets Hyped Over Young Thug’s ‘Ski’
Over the past few days, rap stars ranging from Drake and Future to Chocolate Droppa a.k.a. Kevin Hart have participated in Thugger’s “Ski” challenge birthed from standout Slime Language 2 song.
Decided to go skiing tonight….. this sh*t go hard 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Lmao Drake does the #skiichallenge 😂😂 @champagnepapi
Thugger went to his own Instagram page to share Future’s “Ski” dance and also challenged Lil Uzi Vert to get involved.
“🤮 @future a killa @liluzivert your turn kid”
Young Thug’s Huge Slime Language 2 Projections
Based on early estimates, Young Thug’s jam-packed Slime Language 2 album should easily sell well over 100,000 copies. Along with a huge tally, the LP is expected to easily secure the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top 200.
UMG’s historic run at #1 will end after 19 weeks as Young Thug & Gunna’s Slime Language II compilation starts off strong. Lava/Republic’s Greta Van Fleet and EMI Nashville’s Eric Church should debut in the Top 10 on next week’s HITS Top 50. Young Stoner Life, Young Thug & Gunna (Young Stoner Life/Atlantic) 125-140k total activity, 3-5k albums Eric Church (EMI Nashville) 45-50k, 35-40k Greta Van Fleet (Lava/Republic) 35-40k, 30-35k (HITS Daily Double)
Battling Ice Cold Temps
Heading into last weekend, Thug dropped his new “Ski” music video. Clocking in at under 3 minutes, YT protégé Gunna is featured and shares screen time with an endless number of collaborators including Swae Lee, NAV and T-Shyne.
Today, in one momentous drop, Young Thug and Young Stoner Life Records release the video for ‘Ski’ with Gunna, PLUS the long-awaited, highly anticipated album Slime Language 2. Going viral even before its official release due to Young Thug’s video on Instagram, fans have been eagerly awaiting ‘Ski’ from Thugger and Gunna. Directed by Omar Jones, the ‘Ski’ video features the likes of Young Stoner Life Record’s own T-Shyne, Strick and Lil Duke, artists Swae Lee, Nav, and NFL player, DK Metcalf.