Is the hot sound of 2020…squeak rap? WTF?

I know it’s increasingly hard to come up with something new, but I’m not sure what to make of this. A guy who goes by the name S645AR is a pioneer in a new genre called “squeak rap.” I think it’s pretty much self-explanatory.

High-pitched mumble rapping? Auto Tune gone nuts. Mosquito trap? (Sorry). All I know is both my dogs ran screaming from the room holding their ears.

What’s going on here? Fortunately, there’s a explanation video.

Uh, sure. Godspeed, dude.

(Via AV Club)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Is the hot sound of 2020…squeak rap? WTF?

  • February 25, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    LOL. Is this Spinal Tap? SNL? Otherwise shoot me now… #LOL


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