The drums on Joey Purp’s track ‘Girls @’ was inspired by 2000-era The Neptunes . Then the hook came out: “My girlfriend was in the room, her energy was circulating, and it just kinda came out, so I just said the hook.” Then Purp’s mate Chance The Rapper came into the studio a couple of days later and asked to be on this – “Don’t put this out until I get on it,” he said – so Purp waited until Chance had time (he was working on his third album ‘Coloring Book‘ at the time). The brilliant video, in which Chance rides the front of a car on the roof of a Best Buy, was made by Joey Purp’s friends at Weird Life Films. Watch him discuss the track, the video and his relationship with Chance The Rapper in the video above.
Song Stories: Joey Purp On How He Wrote ‘Girls @’ ft. Chance The Rapper