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…
December 13, 2011
This is pop-rap. It’s like soft rock rap. Like the band Air Supply … doing rap.
October 9, 2011
Banglahop just comin’ out of nowhere. Really catchy hook…buttered with tight rapping. And the vid…
July 18, 2011
This guy Dinesh just peppers the mic with his machine-gun delivery. Song is by Shabir, though.
July 15, 2011
Pakistan’s Shareef lays down the syllables on this Gorillaz sounding song. It’s definitely different, not the hiphop I’m used to.
July 14, 2011
I’m in love with NepHop: traditional singing over a modern hiphop beat. Timbaland did it for Indian music. And Nepalis are doing it with…well, Nepali music.
July 13, 2011
Here’s the Maldivian 3 Stooges from the incredible sinking country. No idea what they’re saying in the now-funniest vid on WW.
July 10, 2011
The’s story’s old as man: 2 brothers–1 wants fame and fortune; other wants to preserve family values. In this case, it’s an Indian rap group from Rukus Avenue records, based out of California.