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Fresh Talent Spotlite – J. Grey (Drunken Monk) & LTC

James Grey

What starts out as a typical trap music track makes a sharp turn toward the unusual.  James Grey spits rhymes with a light-hearted, rapid flow over a varying whistle, water-sprinkling hi-hat and clap snare.  The hypeman adlibs are hilarious with a reference to the “ha-dou-ken” Street Fighter yell.

James raps, “The reason I grind is I don’t settle for less/Just snap your neck/I’m a rock it hard/I don’t even get started till after dark.”

The third verse gets a little out of control with the singing chants sounding like karaoke on a Friday night.  That aside, with a bit of push we can easily see a song like this receiving some airplay on college and internet radio stations.

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