Key To The Streets
by YFN Lucci (featuring Migos)

Album: Wish Me Well 2 (2016)
Charted: 70

Songfacts®:

  • This is a single from Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci's second mixtape, Wish Me Well 2, which was released under the Atlanta imprint Think It's A Game Records on February 23, 2016. Asked to describe the song's message, Lucci told Billboard magazine:

    "Where you come from isn't always where you're going to end up. Dream big, because there are more things out there. We're showing that we're young n---as from the street and we still made it out."
  • The beat was supplied by Texas producer June James. Lucci explained in a Genius attribution:

    "I met June James in Houston at a meet-and-great. He told me he had beats. I checked them out, I started listening—he had a sound that I liked. I was messing with it. I pulled up his beats to record over. The first one I played they were smellin'. I got a lot with him."
  • Quavo from Migos raps the first verse and also joins Lucci on the hook. Asked how he connected with Quavo, Lucci replied:

    "Basically I pulled up on Quavo at Quality Control studios [in Atlanta] to get some work in. When I got there, he was working with Ty Dolla $ign and I started pulling up some beats and the first beat I pulled up was the 'Key to the Streets' beat by John James. Quavo walked in the booth and jumped on it."
  • The official remix of the song, featuring 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne and Quavo, was released for digital download on iTunes on September 16, 2016.

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