Pink Siifu | Episode 33 | Skullcandy

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Pink Siifu talks growing up in Cincinnati, getting his start as a poet, and bleeding on the track

Pink Siifu is part of a growing movement in rap music. There’s a sub-sect of artists making deeply personal, poetic, and abstract music over stripped down loops that aren’t necessarily adhering to traditional song structures or rules. It’s a fascinating wave with artists like Mach Hommy, Quelle Chris, Deem Spencer, Mike, and Earl Sweatshirt. Pink Siifu’s 2018 release Ensley a haunting record that will dig it’s way into the bottom of your soul because artists like him are willing open up and bleed on the track.

Highlights:

1:10- raised in the Queen City

7:20- Marching Band

16:50- Spiritual Music

19:18- Waiting for Music

25:30- A new generation of Hip-Hop

29:00- Finding your loops

32:50- YG at the Spliff

35:50-Poetry to verses

44:00- Music changing your life

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