Fivio Foreign brings plenty of character and Brooklyn Drill intensity to his XXL Freshman Freestyle.
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In the case of Fivio Foreign, a talented pioneer in the rising Brooklyn Drill movement, many were interested to see how his freestyle would fare. Now, it has arrived in full glory, clocking in at a little under one minute and thirty seconds. Sticking to the acapella format, Fivio immediately sets a tone with high octane energy, his violent inclinations fired off one lyric at a time. “Steppin on, weapon drawn, big clip extra-long,” he spits. “Bow! You step to me that means you steppin’ wrong.”
His drill habits quickly become evident, embedded within his flow; beneath the staccato delivery, you can all but hear the warbling synthesizers and breakneck snares. If anything, you have to admire his commitment to getting off the perfect ad-libs, not to mention his imaginative flexes. “I’m never running out of liquor,” he boasts. “I’m in the club with a hundred thousand n***as.” Think about it — the second line makes the first line so much more impressive.
Check it out for yourself, and sound off — how do you think Fivio Foreign fared in his freestyle? And for more from the rapper, check out his official episode of How To Roll exclusively on HNHH right here.