Why Mumble Rap Really Isn’t That Bad

The term “Mumble Rap” was allegedly coined by rapper Wiz Khalifa during an interview sometime in 2016. In short, Mumble Rap refers to the current wave of rap songs where lackadaisical lyrics meet muffled and mispronounced delivery equaling eerily simplistic, yet infectiously melodic material. Rappers like Desiigner, Chief Keef, Future, 21 Savage, Playboi Carti all meet or exceed the qualifications for Mumble Rappers. (That qualification is to sound like you’re spitting bars with a mouth full of piping hot oatmeal.)

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Rap, Radio or Record Labels: Who’s To Blame For The Message?

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Words by Tony Grands

Between my daytime hustle and daily commuting, I listen to a fair share of urban radio. It’s not intentional, and for the most part, I try and avoid most popular music portals. However, for some unexplainable reason, I still find myself tuning in to stations that incessantly play the same songs over and over from sunrise to sunset. Continue reading