Taking a giant electro tune from Tommy Trash, adding Bun B lyrics, and stripping it down to flip it into giant trap record isn’t what your average producer would do. But Green Lantern isn’t your average producer. His roots in the rap game are deep, and his transition to twerk and trap shouldn’t be a real surprise. And while it’ll take longer for hip-hop fans to accept this new musical direction, EDM has already embraced him. He’s playing a small run of dates in the next few weeks, including Webster Hall in New York, and XS Nightclub in Las Vegas, and should be expected to hold down bass stages at festivals this summer.
UPDATE Green Lantern is headlining Girls & Boys on January 31, and he’s bringing Branchez along: