King Von’s ‘What It Means to be King’: Fans call posthumous album 'incredible'
King Von, when alive, had dropped only one full-length album called ‘Welcome to O’Block’ that was released in October 2020
The very first posthumous album of late rapper King Von titled ‘What It Means to be King’ hit the leading streaming platforms on Friday, March 4, and soon grabbed one of the top trending spots on Twitter. King Von, whose real name is Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was shot and killed after a violent confrontation outside an Atlanta nightclub in November 2020.
Social media users flocked to Twitter as soon as the rapper's 19-track album hit the Internet. King Von, when alive, had dropped only one full-length album called ‘Welcome to O’Block’ that was released in October 2020. The latest album of Von features rap heavyweights such as Fivio Foreign, 21 Savage, Polo G, Moneybagg Yo, Dreezy, G Herbo, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, along with King Von’s mentor Lil Durk.
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King Von’s posthumous album gets thumbs up from fans
The official Instagram page had announced the late rapper’s project which is managed by his team. The album released by Von’s estate and label Only the Family/Empire released had earlier released two singles from the project namely ‘War’ and ‘Don’t Play That’ featuring 21 Savage. The latter track debuted at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 making Von’s highest-charting song to date.
According to Hypebeast, King Von’s manager, Track, earlier told VladTV that the single came from hundreds of unreleased songs. “Just going through my notes, I found a hundred songs, not released,” said Von’s manager adding, “One day, I went, I said, ‘Let me really see how much songs this man really had.’ Man got over 200 or 300 songs.” The ‘Down Me’ hitmaker got involved in a brawl outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in downtown Atlanta on November 6, 2020. According to authorities, a fight broke out between Von and his group with another group in the parking lot at 3 am. Surveillance footage of the incident revealed that several shots were fired and Von was then spotted lying on the ground. Speaking of the album, you can stream the full project here.
‘Where I’m From’
‘Don’t Play That’
‘Straight To It’
‘Change My Life’
‘Hard To Trust’
‘Get It Done’
‘Chase The Bag’
‘Go N Get Em’
‘Grandson for President’
‘Family Dedication Outro’
‘King Von got me thugging and crying at the same time’
Hip-hop fans thronged to Twitter as soon as King Von’s new album got released. “This new king von album so tough OMG”, said one fan as another posted, “This Von on a different level for sure ! I love every song , y’all snapped ! “ Another stated, “RIP King von u were the realest to ever do it.” The next one added, “King Von album so fire it's pissing me tf off. God why???” One shared, “King von was a bad guy but he had a knack for story telling.” One user stated, “King Von whole album HEATTTTT folks gone to soon.” Whereas, one fan said, “lol that king von album is h0t ass, yes I heard it all the way through. Hell naw.” One shared, “This king von best album.” And, another concluded, “King Von got me listening to this album thugging and crying at the same time.”
This new king von album so tough OMG 🚫🧢— Zel_ malik🥶 (@zel454) March 4, 2022
This Von on a different level for sure ! I love every song , y’all snapped ! @KingVonFrmdaWic ✨🖤🙏🏽— Ole'gna❤️ (@AdoreHis_Ash) March 4, 2022
rip king von u were the realest to ever do it— jasleen (@ufojas) March 4, 2022
King Von album so fire it's pissing me tf off. God why???— MoneyBaggStrokes The ScatPackOG (@wwwjjjii) March 4, 2022
King von was a bad guy but he had a knack for story telling— TeamEvilLeft (@evil_left) March 4, 2022
King Von whole album HEATTTTT 🔥🔥 folks gone to soon 😞 pic.twitter.com/USfPtt6OYU— cartier bandit 🥷🏽 (@jalanmontgomery) March 4, 2022
lol that king von album is h0t ass, yes I heard it all the way through. Hell naw.— +indigo☹. (@deathofindigo) March 4, 2022
This king von best album🤯— DON’T CARE (@ayeeyo_cam) March 4, 2022
king von's team deliveredd on his newest album. With posthumous albums I usually worry that maybe it might not be the best. But nah that album was incredible and I can't thank his team enough— shari 🌹💜 (@fukemweball7) March 4, 2022