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The English written companion of Fake For Real: reviews, interviews and articles about rap music

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November 2017

Monday 13 November 2017

CAM & CHINA - Cam & China

, 02:56

By the end of the noughties, a dance called jerk, or jerkin', became all the rage in the streets of Los Angeles. Soon, it would create its own musical genre, a bit like its Bay Area cousin, hyphy. Though ephemeral, this craze helped putting dance back to the heart of West Coast hip-hop, and prepared...

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Monday 27 November 2017

FUTURE - Monster

, 22:58

In case some still have doubts about why mixtapes are so great, or if they wonder why rappers give for free what, actually, are real albums, they should have a close look at Future's career. Twice, he's been the herald of a new evolution of Atlanta's trap music based on Auto-Tune raps and vulnerable...

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