It’s always nice to hear something that’s more lively than trappish. Most street music is slower paced to take advantage of rattling bass, which in turn can affect the mood created listening to it. While it’s understandable and often works most of the time, it can be somewhat depressing. Oba Rowland’s “Goat Flow” flips that on its head, being as fast as any dancing song from the Bay Area yet still deeply ingrained in trap culture. It’s an interesting listen, in part because the beat is as complex as something much more slower, that gets better with multiple playbacks.
Oba’s flow is polished and tight; he’s clearly been doing this for awhile. Being that this is our entry point into his style, we’re encouraged to go back and check just how tight he’s been for some time. There’s clearly a lot to his music that we’re missing and we can’t wait to go and find more amazing stuff.
Check out “Goat Flow” below.
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We don’t know much about Meg Kylie, save for the fact that’s she’s active on YouTube. She’s drop dead gorgeous and has a physique that’ll stop airline traffic. Each picture she takes needs to be saved in Polaroid film to preserve her unique beauty. She’s the subject of our Best of Instagram series this week. Take a look at some of our favorite shots of hers and check her out on YouTube.