I'm a rock guy, I am unapologetically a rock guy. I like distorted guitars, I like frenetic drums, I like roaring pianos played like the whiskey on top is about to fall out of the glass because it's shaking so hard.
It's not that I don't like hip hop. Like most white guys my age really into music I love me some Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels, Anderson.Paak, old school stuff like Tribe and PE and De La, but while I can recognize that some new jams are good songs, they just don't get inside me; I just don't FEEL a lot of it; which is why it's a bit of a reassuring thrill when I come across London O'Connor in my weekly listening sessions.
Yeah, I get that it's on an indie rock label, which inherently makes it appeal more to the white guy demo, but it's still hip hop, even if it's breaking the confines of song structure and swagger.
Here's "Nobody Hangs Out Anymore"
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