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Brooklyn’s very own, Trade, drops highly anticipated EP “Welcome 2 da 718pt2”

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The Brooklyn artist lives up to his name, Trading bars and catchy melodies over his new EP “Welcome 2 da 718pt2.”


23-year-old Shaquel Vaughan of Brooklyn, NY has been bringing a revamped and unique sound to the Brooklyn hip-hop scene. Even though his musical influences span from Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Lil Peep, NBA Young Boy, and Kodak, his style doesn’t fit into any box, but allowed to explore creatively, which makes Trade a dangerous artist in the booth. With a versatility that creates contagious sounds, Trade has accumulated hundreds of thousands of plays on major streaming platforms like SoundCloud with hits like “Hold Me.” Trade is one of the few real ones in the rap game, embracing the city that molded him with a motto to “always keep it 718.” He’s a patriot to his hood and he stands on it with his new EP, “Welcome 2 da 718pt2.”


Trade feeds fans with music for their souls with the fresh release of his latest project. Dropping the single “Slimeful” as the lead track that gives a taste of the depth of artistry that went into the creation of the EP. “Slimeful” has production credit from the infamous Cashdrug who has produced for superstar rappers like Gucci Mane, Blue Face, and Famous Dex. The single shows the wavy side of “Welcome 2 da 718pt2,” dedicating its vibe to slimeful women who pleases their desires with men before going ghost. Just off the lead single alone, there’s no doubt that “Welcome 2 da 718pt2” is chart worthy.


The 7 track Ep comprises of a variation of sounds that would fit any mood fans want to vibe to and is now available on all streaming platforms. Follow Trade online and be sure to stream “Welcome 2 da 718pt2” to connect with Trade’s distinctive sound and creative mind.




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