The Spectrum

Rap’s lack of lyrical significance

Gavin McDonough, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017

Mumble rap has grown on me as a over the years with artists such as 21 Savage and Desiigner stumbling their way both into relative coherence and into my heart. These artists may not be deep or insightful, but the men can make songs, and damn catchy ones at that. But you see, there’s a slight flaw i...

Kodak Black, defining a generation

Noah Ragan, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017

Mumble rap is a new genre of music that has surfaced in recent years and has been defined as “incoherent, absolute garbage for an entire album/track, destroying rap as a genre” (via Urban Dictionary). The notion of “mumble rap” as a genre that  lacks  lyrical originality is flawed. The harsh cr...

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