Hip Hop Awards 2022: City Girls Shine Bright in These Sizzling Collaborations
We’re just two weeks away from the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards hosted by award-winning emcee Fat Joe, and you won’t want to miss the biggest night in hip hop music and culture. Yung Miami and JT of City Girls are up for “Best Collaboration” thanks to their latest single, “Good Love,” featuring Usher, but let’s check out some of their other smash collaborative efforts. And don’t forget to tune into the 2022 BET Hip Hop Awards airing Tuesday, October 4, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.
Layton Greene and Lil Baby — “Leave Em Alone” feat. City Girls and PnB Rock
The Hitmaka-produced the 2019 popular single “Leave Em Alone” by Layton Greene and Lil Baby featuring verses from City Girls and the late PnB Rock on the chorus. It samples "Can't Leave 'em Alone" by Atlanta native Ciara featuring rapper 50 Cent.
Saweetie — “My Type (Remix)” feat. City Girls and Jhené Aiko
West Coast raptress Saweetie tapped fellow native Jhené Aiko and the Miami-based pair for the remix to her viral hit, “My Type. The record was initially released as part of her 2019 EP Icy. The song was written by Saweetie and produced by London on da Track and sampled the iconic "Freek-a-Leek" banger by Petey Pablo.
Moneybagg Yo — “Said Sum (Remix)” feat. City Girls and DaBaby
“Said Sum” was the lead single from Moneybagg Yo’s collaborative mixtape with Blac Youngsta, Code Red. Three months following its release in June 2020, the track received a remix treatment featuring the City Girls and DaBaby. The success of the record further boosted the original song to no. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100.
City Girls Ft. Fivio Foreign - Top Notch
“Top Notch” marks the Miami duo’s first drill record. The sub-rap genre’s popularity has increased over the last year, with emcees like Fivio Foreign carrying the torch for New York. The pair linked up for a track titled Top Notch. The music video found the female rapstress delivering some of their cleanest performances.
City Girls — “Twerk” feat. Cardi B.
“Twerk” is one of City Girl’s most significant records. It features Bronx native Cardi B over a heavy New Orleans bounce-inspired instrumental that samples Choppa's "Choppa Style.” Industry veterans Mr. Nova and Rico Love produced the song.
Watch the Hip Hop Awards on Tuesday, October 4, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET