Posts Tagged ‘Choppy Chop-e Sound’

DMV Beats: Fat Trel, Jahi Chambers, Phil Ade, the Choppy Fam

Fat Trel: Deal or No Deal?
Next Wednesday, Fat Trel finally celebrates the release of his SDMG mixtape in D.C. with a release concert at the Howard Theatre. At the show, I hope Trel finally addresses the rumored deal with Maybach Music Group and Roc Nation, kind of like I hoped he addressed it at Trillectro [...]

One Track Mind: Choppy Chop-e Sound, Virgin Ears

Standout Track: No. 3, the cleverly constructed “No Substance,” a critique of hip-hop’s economic realities in an era in which trap rappers are the flavor of the moment. Three MCs speak over a jazz-oriented midtempo beat; their deceptively low-key rhymes are bracketed by samples of a voice actress reading from a financial-advice book.
Musical Motivation: “The [...]