Jae Mansa “New York, New York”
Excessive bass; large 808 kicks; uninteresting rhymes defaming women; and exalting an obnoxious bravado surrounding money and fame. This is the headache of the current copycat hip-hop culture permeating the airwaves in today’s mainstream music industry. However, sifting deeper into the underground, we may be fortunate to find real
treasure in hip-hop. A sound that began as raw, and inspiring: a truly grassroots approach to music and lyricism.