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Gemini – [Flipphoneswhty] [Nerdcoke]

Recently I covered Alabama artist Jayboe who has been making a name for himself in his in many ways great but obviously out of touch state making plugg-music and other underground stylings and has grinded out a fanbase both in his area as well as all over the internet and another plugg artist who is doing the same thing is Clarksville, TN’s Flipphoneshwty who comes from a place that is lagging very far behind other areas in terms of cultural awareness, especially in music, but nonetheless has managed to make a name for himself in the underground in less than a year, teaming up mainly with CashCache recently who has personally been giving plugg a sort of revival and new more laid-back spin than usual and gotten many hip, and biting, in the process. However today Flip is not assisted by Cash at all on his new EP Gemini with North Carolina producer NerdCoke who, alongside CashCache and fellow NC producer Dylvinci, have helped change plugg music from either a more explicitly trap sound, or poppy and lo-fi such as ‘pluggnb’ to a more dreamy and jazzy sound that still allows artists plenty of room to spaz with whatever flow or tone …

Stay Strapped, Vol. 1 – [STRAPPED!]

If you’ve been active on SoundCloud over the past few years, chances are at some point you have liked a song from the prolific supplier of underground music STRAPPED! which has faithfully been delivering music to the platform from the SoundCloud scene’s most popular artists to breaking lesser known talent often, giving them a platform full thousands of eager listeners. They recently unveiled their debut mixtape Stay Strapped, Vol. 1 which comprises a great deal of underground favorites as well as some relatively new names a chance to shine and effectively gives a great sampling of the scene, ranging from the glistening melodic atmosphere’s created by BIGBABYGUCCI, to the lyrically dense plugg stylings of Tony Shhnow who is most likely your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper right now, and even down the distorted ‘hyperpop’ side of things that has been surging both on SoundCloud and Tik-Tok for months and even introduces artists who are able to blend these aforementioned genre’s together in a collision of styles which has me very excited for the future of the genre. The project features a number of artists including BIGBABYGUCCI, Stunna Cold, Kcardie, Tony Shhnow, Texako, Destroy Lonely, 10kdunkin, K.Trill, BBKnight, BoofPaxkMooky, and Lil Xelly. …