Exclusive: Little Simz Showcases 'Boss Moves' on Her New EP 'Age 101: Drop 3|000'

English rapper Little Simz believes in taking matters into her own hands. Though she's only 20, she's already got her own label, AGE 101. "What's new?" she asks at the beginning of her latest EP, Age 101: Drop 3|000. "I didn't want to sign to anyone so I made Age 101 -- that's a boss move." Billboard is exclusively premiering Drop 3|000 today. Listen below.

Simz was born and raised in North London. The song "Devour" from her debut EP, E.D.G.E., currently has over a million Soundcloud plays. It's a savvy mix of low-to-the-ground dance music and hip-hop, and it helped her music find new listeners. She recently supported west-coast rapper ScHoolboy Q on his Oxymoron tour.

But don't expect 6 more tracks like "Devour" on Drop 3000 -- this rapper isn't interested in being pigeonholed. She tells Billboard, "I tried to sum up my sound on this drop, and as it so happens, I don't have a sound. What would you call it? I have no idea. Music has no genre to me."

The EP reflects this stance. It opens with a horn loop, Sade-smooth. Moments later, a mammoth beat enters the track, followed closely by Simz's blistering verses. "Intervention" might be a warped and stretched version of Drake's "Worst Behavior," while "Frozen" is all bounce and slap, filled with G-funk keyboards. Simz displays her versatility here by doing some singing as well.

Pick the project up on Bandcamp, and check out the tracklist and production credits below.

1. "No Introduction"
Produced by: IAMNOBODI
All Lyrics and Vocals by: Little Simz
Mixed by: Little Simz

2. "Closer"
Produced by: Tiffany Gouché
Lyrics and Vocals by: Little Simz & Tiffany Gouché
Mixed by: Little Simz

3. "Frozen"
Produced by: IAMNOBODI
All Lyrics x Vocals: Little Simz
Mixed by: Little Simz

4. "Circles"
Produced by: MeLo-X
Lyrics by: Little Simz
Additional Vocals by: MeLo-X
Mixed by: Little Simz

5. "Intervention"
Produced by: Sevn Thomas x Prezident Jeff
All Lyrics x Vocals by: Little Simz
Mixed by: Little Simz

6. "Used To Know"
Produced by: Jakwob
All Lyrics x Vocals by: Little Simz
Mixed by: Jakwob


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