Stream ‘Catch the Throne: The Mixtape’ Featuring Big Boi, Common & More
Your favorite rappers have entered the world of ‘Game of Thrones.’ Big Boi, Common, Wale and more record tracks for the ‘Catch the Throne: The Mixtape’ to promote the upcoming fourth season of the popular HBO series.
The collection features 10 songs all inspired by the show. Each of the tunes boasts samples of dialogue, music and story lines from the intriguing period drama.
On ‘Mother of Dragons,’ Big Boi talks about the show’s main character Khaleesi over a booming tribal instrumental. On ‘The Ladder,’ Common spits urgent lyrics about the life and death battles in the kingdom. The Chicago rhymer’s verses are so universal that it could easily apply to the hard knock life of the streets.
Newbies Snow tha Product and Kilo Kish, the only female rappers on the compilation, hold their own on the blazing tracks ‘Fire’ and ‘Magical Reality,’ respectively.
Wale closes out the mixtape with ‘King Player’ the compilation’s anthemic theme about being a noble king in an unruly world.
“Family over monetary, any day / My man get the commissary every day / Never carry weight, my name carry weight / Love, hate revolve like a .38 / Love the paper but the fame in the way / Love the ladies, but the queens are the kings,” he raps.
Listen to the ‘Catch the Throne’ Soundtrack