From the streets to the music industry, G4 Boyz knew that they wanted to do a remix to the Toma single but only with the right artists. The visuals to the remix follows G4 Boyz, Rich The Kid, OG Maco, and Blade Brown in the streets of New York to the day in life of their luxurious lifestyle, rapping about what goes on around them and what they have been through in the past to get to where they are now.
Buggy, member of the G4 Boyz decided to reach out to Rich The Kid following their hit single “Bricks” featuring Migos. Rich The Kid heard the song and wanted to collaborate together which led him to featuring on the remix of the song.
Both being heavily influenced by their Nigerian culture, OG Maco built a connection with G4 Boyz for what they had been doing to give the African culture more respect and decided that he wanted to hop on the track.
Blade Brown and G4 Boyz reconnected after following each other on Twitter where he mentioned he wanted to bring in a different sound to the remix coming from the UK as a well recognized rapper.
Producer Sunny On The Beats known for working with artist including Kevin Gates, Kodak Black, Famous Dex and Dream Bills recognized for Rich Homie Quans mixtape decided to collaborate together behind the sound of the remix of Toma. G4 boyz would surprise their fans with a new single that eventually conspired the wave behind the “Toma Remix” when they decided to feature Rich The Kid, OG Maco, and Blade Brown.
With the buzz of over 100,000 plays on SoundCloud, the Toma remix will be included as a track on their new mixtape “The African Plug” which is expected to be released this winter.
This mixtape will be everything and more of what their fans are anticipating. In hopes to change the perception many assume what the African culture is and instead show the real representation. G4 Boyz wants to highlight that the Nigerian people are hard working hustlers that do what they can to provide for their families just like any other culture.
“Me and my brother were inspired by Narcos and the events that transpired during that era,” says Ice Baby member of G4 Boyz. “We wanted to create something that represented the plug and that specific community culture."
As the G4 Boyz reach new milestones in their musical career with no help from a record label yet continuous support from notable artist that choose to collaborate with them, it is expected for the mixtape to reach significantly high numbers and to be the most successful project they have released to date. Both members of G4 Boyz feel humble to see their creative vision come to life through putting in a lot of hard work but are very eager to see the outcome.
“This project quality is the best work we have put together,” says Buggy member of G4 Boyz. “We hope the world hears it the way we made it because we put a lot of time and love into it.”
Toma Remix music video will premiered online on Hip Hop DX on January 23rd and mixtape will be hosted by Dat Piff on January 31st.