Waka Flocka Flame Samples Adele for Critic-Bashing 'Judge For You'

Atlanta rapper draws pathos from 'Skyfall' theme while continuing to be himself

Play
Jordan Sargent WRITTEN BY
Jordan Sargent

Waka Flocka Flame's next retail album Flockaveli 2 is slated to drop in early 2014, but before that we'll get a new mixtape: From Roaches to RolexThe first track to be released is "Judge For You," a meditative song about deception that sucks the bombast out of Adele's "Skyfall," leaving just a brooding sample. Flocka mostly addresses his critics here — "They tell you to be yourself but when you do they judge you" — but it's also hard not to think of Gucci Mane when he spits, "Why every time I turn my back a friend got a knife?"

Gucci, of course, has been beefing openly with Waka and the rest of Brick Squad lately, which moved Waka to clear the air a bit in a recent radio interview. He sat down for that chat after returning from tour stops in Europe, and that's where we find him in the "Judge For You" video — in restaurants with white tablecloths and on brick-paved streets. We believe there is a joke there.

For tales of the last time Waka was in Europe, check out our May 2012 cover story "Waka Flocka Goes Boom."

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 G-Eazy — Say Ft. French Montana " 04:32
  • 2 Bellows — Funny Things " 03:17
  • 3 Living Days — Thrill Anybody (MNDR Remix) " 04:07
  • 4 Whirr — Heavy " 04:15
  • 5 Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment — Wonderful Everyday: Arthur " 03:33
  • 6 Tweedy — Low Key " 03:15

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA