Lil Durk and Morgan Wallen Reunite for New Track ‘Stand By Me’ – Rolling Stone

Chicago rapper and Tennessee singer drop second collaboration following the 2021 hit “Broadway Women”

Lil Durk launched his new album Nearly Healed Friday, and with it, a brand new collaboration with nation celebrity Morgan Wallen titled “Stand By Me.”

The trap-country observe, produced by Dr. Luke, opens with Wallen’s stadium-sized hook on the refrain earlier than Lil Durk takes over. “If tomorrow I misplaced all of it/And every part that I’ve was gone/When there’s no person else to name/Would you stand by me?” Wallen asks, placing his spin on Ben E. King’s everlasting request.

The Chicago rapper and Tennessee singer beforehand teamed up on the late-2021 hit “Broadway Women,” which appeared on Lil Durk’s 7220; the observe stays a staple at Wallen’s concert events.

Nearly Healed — the title and art work of which reference the incident the place he was hit within the face by a pyrotechnic whereas acting at Lollapalooza in 2022 — additionally options Alicia Keys, J. Cole (“All My Life“), Kodak Black, Future, the late Juice Wrld and extra on its sprawling 21-song observe listing.

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“Ideally, Durk would have lower 5 or so songs and tightened Nearly Healed right into a clearer portrait of his battle to go away his pistol-scarred previous behind,” Rolling Stone wrote in its overview of Nearly Healed. “As an alternative, he presents his followers a buffet of listening choices, some higher than others.”

Wallen, in the meantime, is within the midst of a 10-week consecutive reign atop the Billboard 200 together with his newest album, One Factor at a Time.

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