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Cut Me In – [My Favorite Color]

Although I’m about to say what I’m about to say, hear me out and keep reading to understand why I’m typing these words: My Favorite Color ruined music for me. To embellish on what I mean by this statement, the Los Angeles-born Pittsburgh-raised emcee is just too creative, forward-thinking, and enthralling that it makes almost any other emcee out there feel like a normal, run-of-the-mill person. MFC’s out-of-the-box style of creation has led to countless hits that get better and more intriguing as additional music comes out on his end, and he is never afraid to push the limits or try something new. While he is known for his undeniably entertaining personality and remarkable rap skills, when he dropped his Garrett Hunter-produced song “Cut Me In” a few weeks back, I was caught off guard because it was so much more melodic and tranquil than most of the other records that I have heard from him, but I loved this change of pace as he seized the opportunity to double down on his versatility. In the article I originally wrote about this track, I had mentioned how I was slightly let down that there wasn’t a music video paired with …

Cut Me In – [My Favorite Color]

Personality goes such a long way with me in the music business, because that’s something that you either have or don’t have. You can learn all the technical skills or get a stylist to put you in the trendiest clothes, but being your own individualistic person is simply not something that is teachable, and you can pick out fabricated personas from a mile away. Of course, I’m not hating on those that aren’t the most outgoing, unique people in the world, but I just think that standing out from the rest of the bunch and giving fans a reason beyond music to want to support you is something that can help solidify a following more than the run of the mill emcee. Pittsburgh’s very own My Favorite Color is literally the textbook example of someone who has a personality and isn’t afraid to show it, and while this is what initially drew me in in the first place, it was his unmatched aptitudes and off-the-wall approach to his music that has kept me coming back for more. “Cut Me In” is the title of his brand-new record and considering most of his singles come with equally appealing music videos, I …