Today, indie titan & Paper Route EMPIRE label boss Young Dolph announces PAPER ROUTE iLLUMMINATi, a compilation tape ushering in the new era of PRE, due out 7/30. Paper Route iLLUMINATi features contributions from the label’s large and growing roster, with new songs by Key Glock, Memphis street favorites like Big Moochie Grape and Kenny Muney, and new signees like Snupe Bandz, PaperRoute Woo and Big Unc. It also welcomes Chicago’s Chitana to the fold, who introduces a heartfelt and raw perspective to the label’s roster, and rolls out the red carpet for Joddy Badass, a Brooklyn-born spitter and the First Lady of PRE. The tape features production from Paper Route EMPIRE’s resident maestro Bandplay, along with Memphis mainstays like Tay Keith, DJ Squeeky, Sosa 808, and more.
The announcement will also come with the release of “Blu Boyz,” by Dolph and featuring Key Glock & Snupe Bandz. Produced by Bandplay (of course), execute a precise three-man weave, each rapper bringing their unique flavor of flexing to their verses: “All these blues in my pocket like I robbed a bank,” asserts Snupe Bandz.