S.U.N. – The One

13 01 2009

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S.U.N. – The One (Jamendo)

Consciousness Rap or Political Rap, or whatever you want to call it. Funny sub-genre really, supposedly a noble alternative to the tedious Gangsta musings which took control all those years ago but for the most part it’s all bland as fuck. There are few styles which are so hard wired into conventions, you can almost predict what the tracks will be before you start listening. Not that it can’t be good of course, or have interest to it, there’s a divide running through it with ‘nice’ standing on one side, talking about how lovely everything is and how we’re all beautiful except for those nasty types who aren’t. Then there’s ‘angry’ on the other, which generally just wants to shoot people in the face and kick off the revolution. Both can be good, even if the former can be a little dull and the latter a little comical. Read the rest of this entry »

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