Teddy Walton is arguably one of the best producers of 2017, from album placements to Kendrick Lamar to Bryson Tiller, Freddie Gibbs, and Goldlink. There have been more placements from the Memphis, Tennessee native throughout the year but a couple of days ago, he “deconstructed” the beat for DMV’s own Goldlink for “Crew”. “Crew” was crafted from Teddy sampling himself and also using Zacari voice throughout the instrumental
DMV-based rapper GoldLink dropped his major label debut ‘At What Cost’ in March and the album’s standout track is “Crew” featuring Shy Glizzy and Brent Faiyaz. The Teddy Walton-produced song has been streamed more than 31 million times on Spotify since it was originally released as a single in December 2016, and the Memphis-bred producer sat down with Genius to explain how the track came together for the latest episode of Deconstructed.
Check out the beat breakdown after the break.