Posts Tagged ‘Kreayshawn’
At some point, every good movement must die. Hippies eventually became less worried about the abuses of government in Vietnam, and more concerned with their retirement accounts. Horrified punks, emo kids and goths were forced to watch their carefully crafted identities become branded, packaged, and sold as Hot Topics sprang up in shopping malls around the country. Hip hop may be reaching its critical mass as we speak, as one-hit-wonder club rap is about the only marketable thing remaining in mainstream music. But with the advent of the internet, and in particular YouTube, new voices are given a chance to be heard, ultimately providing a platform to subvert, appropriate and innovate in whatever way they please. In the crossroads of hip hop and the shape of what’s to come, a number of YouTube emcees have added their voices to the mix. Alternately parodying and lionizing hip hop, these artists exalt the virtues, while lamenting the decline of the genre.
The rising trend of flip flops, seersucker and ice cream can only mean one thing: Memorial Day is upon us! As you’re getting your beach bags prepared and packing up the van for this glorious sun-filled weekend, we invite you to jam with us.
Today we present you with another installment of the FP Mixtape series. This Grooveshark hosted playlist will be your shimmering, dancing, woozy, embarrassing and nostalgia obsessed friend for the weekend. Featuring some new classics and old favorites, these 20 songs were carefully selected and sequenced by our staff to provide you with maximum good times. Click the title to enjoy. Happy Memorial Day!