Despite people's disdain towards his carefree, albeit heavily produced brand of rap, Teenage Emotions is an indisputably catchy pop-rap
He grew up performing with his two buddies, Owen (Jorma Taccone) and Lawrence (Akiva Schaffer), and they became a teenage pop-rap
trio called Style Boyz--a kind of high-gloss version of the Beastie Boys, or maybe NSYNC with less harmony and more (nasty) rhymes.
The hard-driving rhythm of 'Just Do It (Remix)' is impossible to ignore and the transitions and switch-ups used throughout the song help to give the music a depth that's difficult to imitate - with twists and turns that set the bar higher on the pop-rap
music scene and leaves the listener on the edge of their seat.
Thumping his chest and with a stance wider than a cowboy's, he shimmied through his catalogue of pop-rap
Charmingly sloppy and compulsively listenable, it's the sort of touching pop-rap
anthem that's difficult to imagine anyone else in Brick Squad making.
Harley Alexander-Sule and Jordan Stephens make up pop-rap
duo Rizzle Kicks.
He says the crossover, pop-rap
appeal of artists like Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, and Pitbull has watered down rap to the level of a financially-motivated, empty sub-genre.
RIZZLE KICKS Rizzle Kicks, below, have been hailed as the most exciting British pop-rap
Saturday evening found Beirut's teenagers -- wristbands on and surprisingly few drinks in hand -- waiting for 24-year-old Khalifa to produce his particular brand of pop-rap
The LA pop-rap
duo - Sky Blu and his uncle Redfoo (son of Motown founder Berry Gordy) - deliver the follow-up to their 2009 debut Party Rock with an album that will appeal to their core fanbase.
If nothing else, they provoke a reaction, polarising opinion with their hybrid pop-rap
style which has scored hit after hit.
A popular videosharing website plays a vital role in stoking the enmity between characters, and the soundtrack screeches from the pounding rock of My Chemical Romance to the pop-rap
swagger of Soulja Boy.