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Wit A Sticc – [$tupid Young] ft. [Tee Grizzley]

While California might not be considered the birthplace of the Hip-Hop genre as a whole, it can certainly be considered the birthplace of a new age and sound within the Rap scene. When West Coast synths and bouncing 808s take over the instrumental, you know whatever function you’re at is going to be turned up to the maximum even if the violent lyrics in some songs should have you running for the hills. Although I haven’t familiarized myself too much with Long Beach native $tupid Young, he’s definitely an act that I need to check out much more moving forward after hearing his latest single. This track is called “Wit A Sticc” and taps Detroit emcee Tee Grizzley for a very intriguing feature, to say the least. As the DJ Idea beat begins to unravel, bells and mischievously haunting synths take the forefront of the production as lively basslines and rhythm-building percussion come into the instrumental and truly elevate the vigor of this offering. There’s never really any drop to signify Young’s entrance, but he captures your attention from the moment he begins to spit through his deep, insistent delivery full of wordplays and aggression. His flow switches up constantly, …