East Atlanta fans of any age can rejoice for refreshing summer trap music because ATL’s own #Gucci Mane continues to make projects in his prime. Yet this time, he’s not alone as super producer #Metro Boomin tag-teams along for their joint #Album Drop Top Wop released on May 26th. This date is significant because it marks Gucci's one year anniversary of freedom from prison. Gucci Mane is a juggernaut of modern music today due to his colossal amount of mixtapes (approx. 70) and his gold certified albums, so he shows no signs of slowing down.

Music prior to album

Ever since Radric Davis (Gucci Mane) was released from prison, he has been outpouring his refurbished work ethic into his number one passion; trap music. The day after May 26th, he got right to work with his first jail-post single “First Day Out The Feds.” Last year alone he released three commercially successful albums Everybody Looking, Woptober and The Return of East Atlanta Santa. Davis scored his first Billboard Hot 100 No.1 single “Black Beatles” alongside rap duo Rae Sremmurd.

Surprisingly, his February collaboration with Nicki Minaj “Make Love” didn’t make the tracklist. Two days prior to release, he posted via Instagram the cover art and handwritten list of ten tracks with guest features Offset of Migos, 2 Chainz, Young Dolph and Rick Ross.

In the art, the “Gucci Boomin” pairing are throwing money to their fans celebrating like Santa figures.

Album’s songs and messages

Gucci Mane La Flare is feeling extra flamboyant so he doesn’t have time for unnecessary, materialistic items as he exaggerates his payroll in “5 Million Intro.” The chorus and lyrics are rudimentarily syllabic as Gucci fans know he’s not a lyrical prophet but one hell of a workhorse.

Up next is “Tho Freestyle,” where Radric addresses the cloning rumors due to his change in appearance after jail. The first single from the joint album “Hurt Feelings” has famous Gucci-type lyrics on how he upsets his doubters by flexing his wealthy lifestyle showcased in an exotic nightclub.

Arguably the best production on the album comes from the appropriately titled “Met Gala” featuring Offset with Metro and Southside.

Now that Gucci and Offset are wealthy, all kinds of women are wanting Atlanta rappers and they’re trying to acquire revenue off their success. In the middle comes a catchy interlude where Davis impersonates a thesaurus of sleazy advisors for manipulating sources with particular products.

Meanwhile, Gucci comes to grips with the devil as he uses his charm for material profit but he stays true to himself. The East Atlanta Santa rapper collaborates with 2 Chainz and Young Dolph on the track "Both Eyes Closed," making clever references to Cartier designs and living recklessly with the items their success bought them. The last feature on the album comes from The Boss Rick Ross in "Lost 4 Wrdz," exemplifying various side effects from trending drugs such as marijuana or lean. The ATL community will be blasting this "Gucci Boomin" production for some time while Radric Davis continues to create and pioneer the trap genre.