pop-rap


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pop-rap

Rap music that combines traditional elements of rap with some melodic forms from pop music.
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Previously, the Odd Future co-founder has mostly stayed close to the pop-rap template, albeit reaching for sinister beats and provocative lyrics.
Previously, the Odd Future cofounder has mostly stayed close to the pop-rap template, albeit reaching for sinister beats and provocative lyrics.
Made up of Jack Johnson and Jack Gilinsky, the pop-rap duo released their 12-song debut album, "A Good Friend Is Nice," on Friday.
Pop-rap artist Dev will bring her electric sound to the stage, performing her top hits like In the Dark and Bass Down Low.
In the line-up is Small World Small Band, with Lomorpich's sister Lomorkesor as lead singer; pop-rap stars Kmeng Khmer; Cambodian-American Laura Mam, who has spearheaded the 'original' pop music movement; artist Oun and pop stars Adda and Chet Kanhchna.
Despite people's disdain towards his carefree, albeit heavily produced brand of rap, Teenage Emotions is an indisputably catchy pop-rap effort.
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.
He married Cooke's widow a few months after Cooke was killed and decades later appeared on the breakout pop-rap album by Gorillaz.
Thumping his chest and with a stance wider than a cowboy's, he shimmied through his catalogue of pop-rap tracks.
Where other rappers might downplay their pop-rap past or blame it on outside influences as they mature, Mac has no qualms or regrets about that stage in his career.
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.