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DoNormaal – "Jump Or Die" – [Self-release]

abacus   6/17/2020   CD, Hip Hop

damn, you know im gonna dig it when they kick off the album w/ an ELO sample (Tbag, Minor..?) Experimental hip-hop / trap-soul / etc from Seattle originally from California. this falls under the “cloud rap” genre umbrella that fits so well in the PNW – woozy, dizzy, spellbinding. she tags grunge and I don’t think that’s just a geographical coincidence; there’s this raw, unfiltered delivery, she brings all of herself to this and lays it all out there, naked for all to see (not just a reference to the album cover). this is personal, this is real, plain-spoken and direct. she was 24 when she released this and she keeps producing forward thinking, genre bending music. keep an eye out, she’s gonna fly past us if she hasn’t already.

you heard it 40 times on kfjc! most recently:
  • today, dr doug played Wide Awake (prod. Jack City)
  • today, W played Wide Awake (prod. Jack City)
  • 5 days ago, Naysayer played Atmosphere (prod. Brakebill)
  • 7 days ago, Ras Babo played Atmosphere (prod. Brakebill)
  • 21 days ago, Ras Babo played Dime (prod. Brakebill)
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