Tom Morello Collaborates with ASAP Rocky for Thunderous New Song ‘FTW (F–k the World)’
Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage is no stranger to collaboration, or lending his talents to film soundtracks. On Dec. 22, Will Smith will be releasing his new film Bright on Netflix, which will combine police work with a fantasy world of orcs and otherworldly creatures. In the spirit of unlikely team-ups, Tom Morello has joined rapper A$AP Rocky for a soundtrack cut titled "FTW (F--k the World)."
Rocky and Morello show solid chemistry throughout the track. Morello charges up the song with a sweet groove and Rocky comes through with a cool confidence in his rhymes. Rocky's lyrics are angrier and more politically charged than the bulk of his discography (though it would be hilarious if he dropped a series of bars about fashion brands in a collaboration with a famously anti-capitalist musician). It's a fun track, and you can tell by the speed at which Morello is shredding he's having a good time as well.
Morello has been keeping his ears wide open to as much as he can lately. Earlier this week, he had the privilege of hearing some of Tool's next album, "Had the honor of being the first outsider to hear new #TOOL music today!!" Morello posted on Instagram along with a pic of him with some of the band members. "Still just instrumentals but sounded epic, majestic, symphonic, brutal, beautiful, tribal, mysterious, deep, sexy and VERY Tool. Really great. So excited to hear the record when it's finished."
Check out Tom Morello and A$AP Rocky on "FTW (F**k The World)" below.
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