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Crazy1oftheday – Faded: Flawlessly High Fire New Wave Trap

Breaking Hip Hop artist Crazy1oftheday has dropped some seriously adrenalizing tracks since making their debut in 2016. The best introduction to his energetic Trap style is undoubtedly “Faded”.

Crazy1oftheday has amassed plenty of hype in their hometown of Chicago. But a universally connectable sound deserves international acclaim. With their wholesome approach to songwriting, there’s little room to wonder why plenty of New Wave Trap fans give their beats repeat attention. Behind every track produced by Crazy1oftheday is the intent to create a connectable soundscape. Whether he’s sharing his electric energy or cooking up beats for your vibe out playlists, you know he’s thrown his soul into it.

In Faded, the flawless multi-layered beats hit the perfect tempo to allow you to drink in the artists concisely metered bars and soak up the good vibes which Faded organically offers.

After hearing Faded, we can only hope that Crazy1oftheday has plenty more in the pipeline for 2020.

You can check out the official video to Crazy1oftheday’s standout single Faded for yourselves by heading over to YouTube.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Bennett – Stimulation: Melodically Smooth New Wave Trap

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Las Vegas Hip Hop artist Bennett dropped their latest self-produced album Stimulation in March 2020, anyone who appreciates ahead of the curve ambient Pop Hip Hop are undoubtedly going to want to make time for this smooth melodic release.

The title-track is the perfect introduction to Bennett’s sentimental songwriting approach and talent when it comes to pulling together a light yet immersive soundscapes which will hook you in from the first verse.

Their New Wave Trap style borrows a few vocally harmonic elements from RnB Pop, but the futuristically fresh track firmly remains in the realms of contemporary Hip Hop.

You can check out Bennett’s latest album for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud or Apple Music.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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Iceboypierre – Watch Yo Step: High-Fire Polyphonic Trap

US-based Rap artist Iceboypierre’s latest drop “Watch Yo Step” (Ugly God Remix) is a Polyphonic Trap masterpiece.

With the Old-School analogue-style beats there’s a fair amount of nostalgia weaved into the mix amplifying the accessibility. Yet the retro rhythms are outshined by Iceboypierre’s contemporary approach to Hip Hop which makes Watch Yo Step drip with plenty of distinctive commercial potential.

The intricately experimental robotic beats bring the grind while Iceboypierre brings the attitude, playful wit and charm through their Rap bars. Watch Yo Step is an energetic vibing mix. If you’re always on the lookout for the freshest New Wave Rap, you’re not going to stumble across many other artists who are lucky enough to share the fresh flex of Iceboypierre.

You can check out Watch Yo Step for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast

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zeh_brah_ – STARDUST: Glitchy Experimental Hip Hop

With glitchy Chiptune effects over contemporary Hip Hop beats, zeh_brah_’s latest single STARBURST feels like an urban offering from the future.

Producer PurpleSixBeats ensured that the bright shimmering tones in STARBURST dazzle you as much as possible while the bass creates a solid but bouncy platform for zeh_brah_’s hyped and playful Rap bars. The Atlanta-based artist has become renowned for his distinctive Rap flows in the years they’ve spent finely crafting their artform. STARBURST acts as a testament to how far they’ve come since their inception.

Tracks such as STARBURST are never going to be everyone’s cup of tea. But for anyone who appreciates their Hip Hop more on the eccentric side is sure to appreciate the expressive absurdity which lingers within the experimental mix.

You can check out STARDUST for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.

Review by Amelia Vandergast.