AD – Ridin Out Feat. Wiz Khalifa & RJ
Victor Vazquez , also known by his stage name Kool A.D. , A.D drop off a new single “Ridin Out” featuring Wiz Khalifa & RJ , Victor is an American musician, rapper, author, and artist. He is from the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Vazquez is best known for being a member of the New York-based rap group Das Racist, though he has also been a member of the bands Boy Crisis and Party Animal.
Vazquez has also released his own solo material, including numerous mixtapes. Mother Jones magazine described his work as “a thoughtful effort to deconstruct and rearrange cultural objects in ways that challenge our deepest assumptions”.
he albums include collaborations with Pictureplane, Young L, SKYWLKR, Keyboard Kid, Trackademicks, Fat Tony, Mike Finito, Lakutis and Spank Rock as well as a beat Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys originally made for Das Racist. Vice described 19 and 63 as “taking the discursive and funny work he was doing with Das Racist and stripping it of any sense of structure or formula, but also work[ing] to free him from the label of ‘Dude in Das Racist.'”
Pitchfork also praised the mixtapes, calling them “organically avant-garde“. Vazquez and Kassa Overall released a collaborative mixtape as Kool & Kass entitled Peaceful Solutions on April 30, 2013.
In December 2013, Vazquez released the mixtape Not O.K., composed of tracks that did not make it on his then-forthcoming album, entitled Word O.K. (released in 2014), and featuring guest appearances from Sir DZL and Ladybug “Santos Vieira” Mecca of Digable Planets.
In November 2015, Kool A.D. released a 100-song mixtape titled O.K. as a soundtrack to his forthcoming novel O.K., A Novel. 2016 saw a flurry of new releases from Kool A.D. with seven mixtapes coming in the first nine months of year, including two 100-track mixtapes (Zig Zag Zig and Peyote Karaoke). Now take a listen to AD – Ridin Out Feat. Wiz Khalifa & RJ