Fremdschämen. Learn the word. Because it’s that feeling you have when you watch this video: specifically, utter embarrassment for someone else. It’s that same thing you feel 90% of the time watching Reality TV. But it begs the question: why do people think rap lends legimitacy to their diatribes?!
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March 12, 2012
February 11, 2012
Inception features Sullee J’s unique rapid-fire mono-flow. It’s a different kind of flow. Worth a listen. Sullee’s a positive rapper, so no narcorapping here. And how does he do that double chinstrap beard thing?!
January 15, 2012
Why This Kolaveri Di hit 36M views in 3 mos on Youtube. It’s from a Tamil film, 3, to be released this year. Thing is…the song is just begging to be rapped on! But not like this…
January 14, 2012
This is cool. Just shows why hiphop has proliferated to the extent it has. Beats are easy to make and record. But listen to the Indonesian flourishes: the singing and guitar-y instrument.
January 8, 2012
This video is…awfulsome. It’s a combination of one of the worst beats you’ve heard with the What-the?! hook that kills you at first. And just when you’re about to get that, “I feel-bad-for-you-you’re-so-bad feeling, Danny raps… and he’s not half bad! Far from the worst you’ve/we’ve heard. Also…
December 30, 2011
Kazakhstan is like a wedge between Russia and China. But when you think back a few hundred years when modern country lines weren’t there, all you had was land and lots of intermarriage. Kazakhs look like what you’d expect if you married Chinese and Russians. And their life is what Black Cost rhymes about.
December 13, 2011
This is pop-rap. It’s like soft rock rap. Like the band Air Supply … doing rap.
December 6, 2011
Well, that’s what his shirt says. Only problem is…can’t read Kanji, so no idea who the guy is or what the song’s called. Cool vid, though, and heavy metal beat. More below on getting the song, from youtube:
November 7, 2011
Take a typical US hiphop vid with black rappers, Benz‘s, and Bling…and substitute all Thai people. Welcome to an Alternate Universe. Bizarre when you think about this while you’re watching
October 28, 2011
ST raps over the Volga. Or some other river. Anyway…authentic music in the beat makes this a keeper.