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Shut the Door – [Lil Gotit]

Although I may talk about all of the different rap hubs in the country quite often, I think that there is one point that I haven’t beaten into the ground yet. This is the fact that in these different parts of the US, there are so many different sounds and personalities that if you are loud and unique enough, you just might have a chance to break through barriers and become recognized on a nationwide or even worldwide level. I say that because this is exactly what Lil Keed and his brother Lil Gotit did. They took a sound that they knew the world loved thanks to Young Thug popularizing it and completely flipped it on its head, drawing inspiration from those who did it before them as well as each other, but they never copied, and they took their time in order to craft a style that was as unique as it gets. Of course, the entire music world is still mourning the passing of the great Keed, and while it isn’t an easy loss for anyone, I sympathize with Gotit more than anyone. Gotit is a soldier, though, and he knew that sitting back wasn’t going to help …