News: Lloyd Banks Plans Regional "Beamer" Remixes, "You Got Down South, The West, East Coast"
Tuesday, Mar 23, 2010 11:55AM
G-Unit's Lloyd Banks has revealed his plans to release regional remixes to his hit "Beamer, Benz or Bentley."
Banks also talked about what artists got his attention with their own remixes of the smash.
"I've got so much love and a good response on this record that it's actually going to have to be more than one remix because it goes by markets," Banks told VIBE, careful not to drop names. "You got Down South, you got the West coast, you got the East coast. Different regions take different records. I thought the Maino version was cool, I like the Joe Budden verse. Fab is cool too and there's so many more, but those are the ones that stick out to me. They're playing that Joell Ortiz version a lot in NY, too. I still think mine is the tightest, but hey [laughs]." (VIBE)
Slim Thug and Fabolous are reportedly going to be on the song's remix.
"We did a remix to 'Beamer, Benz or Bentley," Fab said in an interview. "Yeah, they had reached out to me, I think I hadTwittered it or something so somebody had reached out to me like 'Yo, we would love to have you on the remix,' and I was like yeah that would be dope. Actually I worked with Banks before, I don't think it ever came out though, like something for his first project..." (This Is 50)
Juelz Santana recently talked about working with Banks on the record.
"I knew what that song was gonna be when we did the record," Juelz said about his duet with Banks. "The beat is so unique, then you got two artists that's never done a record before. And it's a record that people would like to hear. It's a 'hood record and we was both spitting on there -- you rarely get that anymore, especially with two artists like me and Banks. A lot of time people teaming up and they just making records because the names sound good. But the records don't sound good because they either rushed or n---as just getting up just to get up. You know how they say when two artists get together and make a song how it is supposed to be? It completes everything we do. It's radio, but it's still hard. 'Beamer, Benz or Bentley,' that's still 'hood rich. It captures the essence that people would have liked for it to have with me and Banks on the same record." (MTV)
Banks recently compared his "Beamer" record to the Lost Boyz's 1990's classic "Jeeps, Lex Copes, Bimas and Benz."
"'Lex Coupe, Bimas and Benz,' that's something I thought about after," he explained. "'Cause I asked somebody, 'when was the last record that was like that?' Then you hear like 'Chevy Ridin' High.' It was always old-school records. So 'Lex Coupe'... that was probably like the last one." "It's crazy cause we grew up in the same neighborhood," he said of the group. "Rest in Peace to [Freaky] Tah, I actually went to school with his brother." (XXL Mag)
Check out the "Beamer, Benz or Bentley" music video below: