KennyHoopla and Travis Barker give 'SURVIVORS GUILT: The Mixtape' the ultimate 'car test'

'The song is never finished unless it passes the car test'
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By , Audacy

The sound of speakers blasting your favorite tracks up close in the confines of a car with an amazing system is one of those joys of life that needs to be experienced. So is riding in a sick Porsche, actually.

KennyHoopla and Travis Barker recently got a chance to experience both while rocking out to Kenny's latest release, SURVIVORS GUILT: THE MIXTAPE//.

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This unique look and listen is thanks to media and entertainment company MARVIN and Porsche Cars North America, Inc., who have teamed up for Sound and Driven – a brand new series of short films featuring some of music’s most respected artists and producers as they take their records on the legendary “car test” around Los Angeles in the all-electric 2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo.

Historically, artists and producers have enjoyed hopping in a car to give their finished records a final listen and this is, obviously, taking it to the next level. In the first episode Kenny and Trav reflect on their recording process, inspiration, and creative approach to music.

"The car test is like the 101. You just get in the car, and you drive around, you make sure it smacks in the speakers," Kenny says. "The song is never finished unless it passes the car test, for me.”

"What I love about this project," he adds, "it just sounds like, risky... I guess you could call it commercial, but we did so much, things that a lot of people wouldn’t do for something to be at the forefront.”