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Rolling Loud 2018: Towkio

On his most recent album, WWW., Japanese-Mexican rapper Towkio jumped back and forth among different genres: soul-infused hip-hop to pop, R&B to trap. Given the blend of genres the rapper so fearlessly explored, it was disappointing to hear the rapper relegate his setlist to a series of repetitive, trap-inspired songs.
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Rolling Loud 2018: Gucci Mane

As of 2018, trap star Gucci Mane, aka Trap God, aka Big Guwap, aka La Flare, aka Mr. Zone 6 and so on, has amassed 12 studio albums, one soundtrack, seven EPs, 72 mixtapes and 33 singles. With that sort of discography, one can only wonder how the Trap God decided on his setlist for Saturday’s performance.
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Going dumb proves smart in RL Grime’s latest performance

“Playing Golden State in Oakland was a moment,” RL Grime tweeted right after his set at the Fox Theater last Friday. Indeed, lots of songs and moments happened during the show, with a surprising — albeit very well-received — amount of Bay Area hyphy rap mixed into his set. RL
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