7 is a contemporary Throwback to a simpler time for many of the Born-Free generation. The lyrics host a myriad of old-school references from the early 90’s all the way up to the 2000 teens. The main hook is an age-old nursery rhyme that is sure to bring forth a profound feeling of nostalgia from the listener.
7 can be linked to a Cultural Time-Machine in the way that it successfully marries modern-day Trap Hip-Hop with old-school Kwaito styled lyrics and delivery. Not to mention a collaboration of language and culture with the mixing of Vernacular lyrics and American production. The listener is sure to experience an Enjoyable work of art whilst being taken on a nostalgic tour of a young South Africa’s cultural development.
On this episode of the Sum'n To Say podcast we are joined by the incomparable DJ Wally Sparks to talk about his roots here in Atlanta and his epic R&B party The Groove. Wally also opines about the nature of "fickle" music fans. Is NYC still the mecca of hip-hop? Can meccas move? We dive into that topic as well. Also, Soulja Boy is a political activist (not really, but kinda?)
Audiomack is proud to present the Drill Symphony with Chief Keef. Always moving music forward, the Drill Symphony was filmed at Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, California. With an enchanting ensemble - Summer Swee-Singh on piano, Camille Miller and Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi on violin, Tim Richardson on viola, Eru Matsumoto on cello, and Jon Brick on drums - recording by Jaime Sickora, mixed/arranged/composed by John Cleary, and the whole process shot out by Erikson Corniel, Chief Keef's classics are given new life.