Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: emo rap

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These 10 emo rappers defied the haters to build their own scene

With the interest in exclusive genres seemingly waning, both musicians and listeners have leveled the playing field. The most fertile of genre collisions has...
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Here’s what Slayer would sound like mixed into an emo rap song

Slayer are widely known as one of the most iconic thrash metal bands of all time but their music has also made its way into...
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Lil Lotus is rewriting the emo playbook and there are no rules

Lil Lotus grins as he admits, “I’ve always stood out like a sore fucking thumb.” With a sawed-off shotgun tattooed above his eyebrow, a...
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10 rising artists from Germany to keep on your radar

Germany’s music scene is famous for its club culture and, of course, old-school rock and metal. Think Rammstein, Kreator or every European parent’s favorite...
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AP&R playlist: Electrifying indie, airy pop and emo rap

You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to...
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Lil Xtra takes to the sky and explores his dark side in new “Hive”...

Hip-hop, emo and even metal are all elements incorporated into Lil Xtra’s songs. Hailing from the great city of Atlanta, the Southern-rock rapper recently...
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Lil Peep estate reveals streetwear merch collab supporting Greenpeace

Lil Peep recently got a posthumous documentary about his life and music career called Everybody's Everything but fans of the late emo rapper have even more to...
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The essential emo albums from the genre’s 35-year history

Here at AltPress, we've learned a crucial lesson. Mainstream America doesn't understand that the concept of "emo" is over 30 years old. We know...
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Vic Mensa reflects on how “rap is much to blame” for Juice WRLD’s death

Vic Mensa believes the hip-hop/rap scene is also to blame for Juice WRLD's death. He also states that rappers should be more careful about what...
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Yellowcard lawsuit against Juice WRLD on pause after rapper’s death

Yellowcard’s lawsuit against late emo rapper Juice WRLD for alleged copyright infringement has been put on hold.  The band was seeking $15 million in damages...