DAME TIME - JAY KASAI ft. SONNIE BABBLE
Jay Kasai’s new single with Sonnie Babble makes me so glad it’s okay to rap on not-trap beats again. Don’t get me wrong, trap beats are dope and I like to rap on them too but I love that artists like Kasai and Babble are making songs like this - gritty, straight forward, barsy but paradoxically smooth an' easy all at once.
This Leotus beat is smooth and menacing at the same time as being very infectious. It’s a delight to hear Babble’s growth- I interviewed him for a video podcast I used to do in Riverside like 4 years ago and it seems he’s lived a few lives in the time since. Hear him spit like a beast back from the edge here as him and his OE homies stalk the streets of the Riv, shot by GQ and finalized by Kasai himself. Good stuff, knock this.
Tristan "Tanjint Wiggy" Acker is a staff writer for Zus Entertainment, a Jooseboxx and Untapped Hip-Hop contributor, and member of the Inland Empire, California based nerdcore hip-hop group the West Coast Avengers