For this episode of Rhythm Roulette, MASS APPEAL met up with one of Atlanta’s most influential producers, London On Da Track. As a mainstay of the Atlanta production world, London has played an instrumental role in the development of Young Thug’s career, crafting some of the greatest hits in the enigmatic Atlien’s catalogue. His time with Thugger has blessed the world with standouts such as “Lifestyle,” “About Da Money” and “Check.” Let’s also not forget London’s work with other Atlanta heavyweights, as he was the mastermind behind 21 Savage and Drake’s collab “Sneakin'” as well as countless bangers with artists like French Montana, Gucci Mane, Birdman, 2 Chainz and many others.
Helping to define the soundscape coming out of Atlanta, who knows what the sound of trap music would be without London? True to his discography, London decided to bring the trap to Rhythm Roulette. In that spirit, he took his chances, pulling three records from A1 Records in New York.
London ended up with Phyllis Hyman’s “Living All Alone,” Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s “Blacknuss” and a house record from Jesse Saunders. Making quick decisions, London ends up sampling Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s cover of Marvin Gaye’s classic “What’s Going On.”