Pop Smoke and Future have strong science on their baffling new banger “Mr. Jones.”
Pop Smoke’s self-named collection was delivered last evening, his second after death project following Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon. Like its archetype, Pop Smoke is packed with visitor appearances, maybe through need given the restricted inventory of material from the late hotshot. And keeping in mind that a few joint efforts may feel pretentious to a few, it likewise features how generally regarded Pop genuinely was.
“Mr. Jones,” not to be mistaken for the Counting Crows exemplary of a similar name, includes a visitor appearance from Future, who likewise added to Shoot For The Stars. This time, the pair take to a mesmerizing instrumental concocted by JW Lucas, CashMoneyAP, Foreign Teck and LosTheProducer. The secretive beat adds a charming layer of persona; not threatening, however ambiguously melancholic. The two rappers know precisely how to design their methodology, with Pop and Future the same conveying laid-back yet liquid reflections on extravagance and comfort debauchery.
In spite of being moderately relaxed, “Mr. Jones” is a simple champion for those hoping to kick back and get an energy. Pop Smoke and Future sound like close friends on wax, sharing interests just as cadential similitudes, and it’s really awful they’re not ready to additionally investigate unique material. Commend the late Pop Smoke by giving “Mr. Jones” a twist.