Categories: Music

Westside Gunn and Mach-Hommy Reunite for a Nine-Minute Easter Sunday Freestyle

The rappers reconnect over a classic Wu-Tang Clan instrumental.

Resurrecting an Easter Sunday tradition, Westside Gunn and Mach-Hommy have reunited for a ferocious nine-minute freestyle.

This time around, the duo use the searing soul loop from Wu-Tang Clan‘s “Hollow Bones” as their backdrop. The track opens with a hazy spoken word segment from Keisha Plum and a snippet of a notorious 50 Cent interview (“Anybody saying money didn’t change them just didn’t make enough.”) From there, RZA‘s flip of Syl Johnson’s howling “Is It Because I’m Black” eases in, providing the rappers with ample space to light up a fourth installment of “EasterGunn Day.” Gunn opens the track with some luxurious rants, clearing the way for Mach’s closer. Between verses, the Buffalo rapper shouts out his upcoming project Sincerely, Adolf (the closing volume of his ongoing Hitler Wears Hermes mixtape series,) as well as Pray for Haiti (presumably a new tape from Mach.)

“EasterGunn Day 4” arrives on the tail end of a week that already saw a pair of new singles from the Buffalo rapper. On Friday, Gunn released “TV Boy” and “Julia Dean,” a pair of brief, but heavy, glimpses at his incoming project. Mach, on the other hand, has been quietly releasing the digital versions of albums he previously sold for hundreds of dollars. In the last few months, his 2017 project, Fete Des Morts AKA Dia De Los Muertos, and 2018’s Bulletproof Luh both landed on DSPs, freeing them from the gaudy pricetags they once had. The Jersey rapper’s last project, Mach’s Hard Lemonade, arrived in 2020, along with a cryptic self-directed short film. Vinyl packages of that album went for $444 and sold out (like literally everything else the rapper’s put up on his site.)

Hear Westside Gunn and Mach-Hommy’s “EasterGunn Day 4” below. Hold tight for updates on Mach’s Pray For Haiti and Gunn’s Sincerely, Adolf in the weeks and months ahead.


Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

Published by

Recent Posts

Fans Suspect a New Kendrick Lamar Album is Imminent After Six Songs Leak

Speculation over the next Kendrick Lamar album reaches fever pitch with a new batch of… Read More

October 21, 2021

Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 & Too $hort — Aka Mount Westmore — Drop Their First Video

The debut single from Mount Westmore has officially been released. Four of the greatest rappers… Read More

October 20, 2021

Erykah Badu Previews ‘BADUBOTRON’ Radio Show with a Funk-Fueled Mix

Erykah Badu spins an hour-plus of deep funk, soul, jazz, and r&b, in the debut… Read More

October 20, 2021

Dave Chappelle Gets The Last Laugh

With every piece of backlash, Dave Chappelle is willfully mythologizing himself as a “victim” of… Read More

October 20, 2021

A Crypto Company Bought the One-of-a-Kind Wu-Tang Clan Album

Crypto company PleasrDAO bought Once Upon A Time In Shaolin for $4 million. The company… Read More

October 20, 2021

Netflix CEO Admits He “Screwed Up,” But Not with His Support for Dave Chappelle

Ted Sarandos faces the criticism Netflix received over the content of Dave Chappelle's new stand-up… Read More

October 20, 2021