Premiere: Thelonious Martin Drops a Remix of Cousin Stizz's "No Bells"

Martin saw this as a challenege.

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Chicago's Thelonious Martin is always looking to improve his craft, and today, debuts a brand new remix of Cousin Stizz's banging track, "No Bells." Martin put a dynamic spin on the already electric song, as he chops and screws portions of the beat and verses. "I really love giving my own spin to certain records, it's almost like challenging myself to see if I can match the quality of the original record and keep the integrity of the record without it being corny," Martin told Complex.

The original song was featured on Stizz's popular Suffolk County project, which he released with heavy praise over the summer. "DumDrumz killed the original 'No Bells' joint so it was an honor to get Stizz blessing to remix a record I think will be a hit at every festival and even months after the mixtape dropped can still pick up have a cult following," Martin said. 

While Martin continues to put out extremely hot remixes on the regular, his 2014 project, Wünderkid, is rightfully still getting plenty of attention. Even with his own success, Martin still has nothing but love and respect for his peers in the game. "Drake was singing along to "Shoutout" not to long ago, Stizz has that ability to make huge records, so I wanted to contribute to buzz in my own special way," he said. Check out the remix below.

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