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Old 09.06.2020, 01:34 PM   #21
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I'll go a step further and even argue that Danny is the only one in the game that's even really worth paying attention to right now.

Him, A$AP Rocky, and Vince Staples are all chill. Big Sean too

Rap bores the fuck outta me tbh these days so im biased


Danny is absolutely God-tier. Even with all the acclaim he gets somehow he stays criminally underrated. Best ear for beats, hardest/wittiest bars, multiple voice inflections, plus he's a man of substance and actually says something. On top of that, he's pretty wholesome and unproblematic, pretty impossible to dislike.

I love how his last 2 albums came with amazing cover art, music videos and photoshoots that were not only original but also maintained the same aesthetic/color scheme, even the way he dressed (had a unique look for each rollout). Plus not even one bad track on either album.

Vince is basically on that level too. Big Fish Theory and Prima Donna EP were fucking awesome. FM! was cool.
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Old 09.07.2020, 05:51 AM   #22
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How does one own a voice like Danny Brown?!

 
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Old 09.07.2020, 08:08 AM   #23
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Old 09.07.2020, 10:09 AM   #24
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Danny Brown is indeed a great one.
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Old 09.07.2020, 10:24 AM   #25
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How does one own a voice like Danny Brown?!




It's part of his style. Dude's normal rapping voice is far lower in pitch. He actually bounces between 'em in plenty songs.

Here's him just talking, if you're curious:

https://youtu.be/S-WDC080IBw
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Old 09.07.2020, 12:12 PM   #26
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Missy is the greatest female rapper of all time for me.
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Old 09.07.2020, 06:37 PM   #27
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Tierra Whack is really good. I'm very interested to see how her career pans out.
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Old 09.07.2020, 06:49 PM   #28
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I love Moor Mother. Stylistically, she's in a different galaxy compared to the rappers mentioned here, though her own description mentions rap a couple of times: "Low fi/dark rap/chill step/blk girl blues/witch rap/coffee shop riot gurl songs/southern girl dittys/black ghost songs/".
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Old 09.07.2020, 08:11 PM   #29
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Accurate.
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Old 09.08.2020, 06:07 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Dr. Eugene Felikson
It's part of his style. Dude's normal rapping voice is far lower in pitch. He actually bounces between 'em in plenty songs.

Here's him just talking, if you're curious:

https://youtu.be/S-WDC080IBw

You know who else enjoys high pitched noises? Dogs! That's right; you're all a bunch of filthy animals
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Old 09.08.2020, 06:35 AM   #31
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I must have been bit
By a spider
When I was very small,
Because now I'm grown up
I spend five days a week
Going up the fucking wall.

I must have been fenced
Into a long straight road
When I was nine or ten.
Because now I'm grown up
I spend five days a week
Going round the fucking bend oh...

I must have had sex
With a prostitute
When i was aged thirteen,
Because now i see
Sexual advances
In every woman i meet.

In my late teens i think
Someone spiked my drinks,
I have craved all types of drug
And alcohol ever since.

Are there any queers
In the theater tonight
Get em up against the wall.
There is one on the spotlight
He don't look right to me
Get em up against the wall.

That one looks jewish
And that one's a coon,
Who let all this riffraff Into the room
There's one smoking a joint
And another with spots
If I had my way
I'd have all of you shot

*drops mic wins thread wins life dies happy puts kettle on
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Old 09.11.2020, 07:17 AM   #32
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You know who else enjoys high pitched noises? Dogs! That's right; you're all a bunch of filthy animals


I remember early in his career when some people weren't used to his voice yet, Danny said in response that rap music isn't phone sex.
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Old 09.16.2020, 02:51 AM   #33
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Instead of him contriving baseless comparisons he should just own it and be accepting of his tone being severe-ear grating-death-wank so we can all move on to crucifying him for stealing B-Real's gimmick.

Listen to Quasimoto they said, classic stuff! and just like phone sex I lasted 10 seconds
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Old 09.19.2020, 11:50 AM   #34
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Instead of him contriving baseless comparisons he should just own it and be accepting of his tone being severe-ear grating-death-wank so we can all move on to crucifying him for stealing B-Real's gimmick.

Listen to Quasimoto they said, classic stuff! and just like phone sex I lasted 10 seconds
Why is there so much negativity in you, little man? Is it the fear of opening up and getting into new artists? B-Real himself would tell you Danny is the shit, he was featured on his masterpiece Atrocity Exhibition after all. Madlib AKA Quasimoto wouldn't deny it either.
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Old 09.21.2020, 02:05 AM   #35
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Are there any queers
In the theater tonight
Get em up against the wall.
There is one on the spotlight
He don't look right to me
Get em up against the wall.

That one looks jewish
And that one's a coon,
Who let all this riffraff Into the room
There's one smoking a joint
And another with spots
If I had my way
I'd have all of you shot

*drops mic wins thread wins life dies happy puts kettle on

Wait you like these lyrics? Disgusting.
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Old 09.21.2020, 03:32 AM   #36
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Wait you like these lyrics? Disgusting.


he's quoting Pink Floyd, just in case you didn't know
Pink was the greatest rapper that ever lived of course.




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Old 09.21.2020, 03:57 AM   #37
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Wait you like these lyrics? Disgusting.

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Old 09.21.2020, 08:47 AM   #38
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he's quoting Pink Floyd, just in case you didn't know
Pink was the greatest rapper that ever lived of course.




thread closed.
Oh lol. Very different perspective.
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Old 09.21.2020, 08:59 AM   #39
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We need to clarify.

Is a great rapper someone who is a GREAT MC? If so, that leaves out a TON of hip hop people.

Is a great rapper someone who writes rhymes and makes them clever and double-triple meanings? That knocks out a whole shit ton of fucks too.

I would posit that a truly GREAT rapper must be everything, an MC, keeping the crowd hype, a lyricist, using language to make actual street poetry, not just prison yard "freestyle", a musician making sure his rhymes and flow stay fresh and make the ear dance.

You guys are listing a lot of guys who write well, but rap boring, or who are emotive rappers, but dont write SHIT.


Greatest all-around Rapper? KRS-One
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Old 09.21.2020, 12:27 PM   #40
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Greatest all-around Rapper? KRS-One

I can dig him. Wasn't too keen on him when he and his posse beat the P.M. Dawn guy off the stage, though.
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