Keith Ape ft. A$AP Ferg, Father, Dumbfoundead, and Waka Flocka Flame - "IT G MA Remix"
When "It G Ma" caught the attention of western listeners, the focus seemed to stem from its alarming similarity to OG Maco's "U Guessed it," but really the focus should have been on Keith Ape himself. Not only did he turn a viral hit into some more than a simple meme for Vines, but he proved that rap is a universal language, too. It didn't matter what he was saying on the original track, because he managed to create something hard as shit regardless of words and language barriers.
The remix featuring Ferg, Father, Dumbfoundead, and Waka Flocka Flame doesn't seem as ridiculous as it otherwise might for that very reason. Everyone on the remix is from considerably different stylistic backgrounds, but magically no one feels out of place. Everyone brings their a-game, making it clear that the world needs more international bangers, and that avoiding any notion of boundaries in favour of uniting the world's love for hip-hop only benefits us all in the long run.—Joe Price