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Explanation of the song Wordmule by Jim White [duplicate]

What is the song Wordmule by Jim White all about and in the show Breaking Bad, what is the significance of the song ?
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Explanation of the song “Wordmule” by Jim White

What is the song Wordmule by Jim White all about and in the show Breaking Bad, what is the significance of the song ?
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Identify this song (most likely 2000s rap)

When my brother had his ipod 10 years ago, I used to listen to it while he was at school. I came across songs were I remembered some of the lyrics to. There's one song where I cannot remember the ...
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Beastie Boys' “An Open Letter to NYC”; reference to the “number ten bus”?

As someone fascinated with the City of New York and the Beastie Boys, I'm trying to figure out some context in their lyrics of the song An Open Letter to NYC. Here are the lines that make me curious: ...
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What is the origin of Biz Markie's stage name?

Did the rapper Biz Markie get his name from the Prussian statesman Otto von Bismarck? According to the German Wikipedia, it is either this, or the baseballer Biz Mackey, but it gives no source. Does ...
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Looking for fusion-funk bands

I'm currently looking to find fusion-funk bands. Lately I've been listening to a lot of RH Factor and Hiatus Kaiyote. I really enjoy the mix of Jazz and Hip Hop from RH factor, and the 'odd' rhythmic ...
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musicians always having face covered

The artist called 'Carla's Dreams' always appears on concerts wearing a hood, sunglasses, and having his face painted, in order to remain incognito. His true identity has remained unknown so far, ...
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What did Donald Glover mean by “Migos are the Beatles of this Generation”?

As a fan of hip-hop/rap music I was highly anticipating Migos new album 'Culture' which was released in the last couple of days. When reading some of the reviews, I noticed there was a reference to ...
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Black Beatles and the Mannequin Challenge

The "Mannequin Challenge" is a new viral video meme where people freeze in place like mannequins, without camera tricks. Most of the videos use the song "Black Beatles," by Rae Sremmurd. But how did ...
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Any idea on what song this is? [closed]

Hip-hop/rap song. Sounds like Jermaine Dupri but I don't think it's him. Fairly new. Slower song, hard bouncy uplifting beat-more like a party song you'd use to get girls dancing/twerking(Kind of like ...
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Does Lil Yachty's “Fucked Over” (prod. Ducko McFli) sample Boston's “Foreplay/Long Time”?

It's really tough to make out whether the organ-like sounds in the beat for Lil Yachty's "Fucked Over" are sampled from the organ part at the beginning of "Foreplay/Long Time". Are they?
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Rap-Rock song from “How to Wheelie” video

I've tried every possible way to find the name of this song but failed. I'd be really thankful if anyone could name this song. https://youtu.be/u_VKBU7iwG4
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Hip hop instrumental track used on “Freerunning Bangkok's Ghost Tower” video

I've been looking for title of this song / music, but have had no luck. It is used in the "Freerunning Bangkok's Ghost Tower" video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYUxHhF0LZk&t=118s
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Akon: name of cities of origin and languages spoken at home by his parents

I was searching Wikipedia for some information about Akon. I wanted to know the name of the exact cities of origin and nationalities of his parents as well as what languages they spoke at home with ...
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Who are the dignitaries representing in the DJ Shadow / Run the Jewels 'Nobody Speak' video

The Music video for DJ Shadow Feat. Run the Jewels features two dignitaries at a political conference whose voices have been substituted for EL-P and Killer Mike. Both their placards have been ...
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Soul/funk song sampled by Provy Tha Boss in “Welcome Back to the 80's”

I've been trying to find this song for a while, it's a funk song or soul song from maybe late 70's early 80's and it starts off with strings and a nice bassline followed by a man saying "ooh, ooh... ...
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How can the blues be linked to hip hop / rap music?

I've seen / read many things about black music, especially the Negro spiritual, blues, rhythm'n'blues, rock'n'roll, etc. And 99% of what I've heard or read says that the rap music descends from blues,...
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Sample used at the start of “Lett Å Være Rebell I Kjellerleiligheten Din” by Karpe Diem

If you can identify any other samples too, that is interesting, but the one at 00:00 is the main point of the question. The song is Lett Å Være Rebell I Kjellerleiligheten Din by Karpe Diem.
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Arrested Development: Static on 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of

I have several copies of this album (CD, cassette, etc) and there is static on many of the tracks. Back in '94 I remember hearing the explanation was: (some guy left the master LP in the sun, or ...
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Origins of the outro sample from Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack?

At the end of Take the Sword Part III on the Afro Samurai Resurrection soundtrack, there is this sample: When a man wants to attract the female The best way is to apply a musk perfume But when ...
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Who voiced the racist cop on NWA's 'F*ck tha Police'?

In the original song there is the mock trial of a racist cop "That's a lie. That's a Goddamn lie!" etc at about 4:53. I don't think that these lines are recorded by any of the NWA members (Ice ...
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Non-English European-language hip-hop song (b/w video with young men fighting)

https://youtu.be/jwcBJLJPJrs Does anyone know the song title and the musician name? Thank you a lot in advance.
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Did Eminem actually compose the song “Stronger Than I was”?

About this song by Eminem, Stronger Than I Was, Wikipedia shows Luis Resto and Eminem both as producers. My concern is that since the song contains very less rap portion did Luis composed most of the ...
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What is the definition of Trunk Music?

I searched over internet but couldn't find nothing. Could someone tell me what is Trunk Music? I just listened to Yelawolf? Edit: Please note that I am not talking about the album. I'm talking about ...
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Retro speakeasy, Snoop Dogg video

It seems like this should be easy to Google, but I've never had any success. This was a video from the early 2000's, it featured Snoop Dogg in a prohibition-era speakeasy. The entire video took ...
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Dark slow hip-hop song (by the Game?)

I heard a song a long time ago and I think artist is the Game (Jayceon Terrell Taylor). I don't remember any lyrics but in song there was a part an old man mourning that keep repeating throughout the ...
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Did Nelly's song 'over and over' sample another song?

"It's all in my head I think about it over and over again" - this lyric from Nelly's "Over and over" sounds to me like it's from an earlier song but i can't find it online. Can you help me identify ...
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Where to find instrumentals?

I enjoy rapping along with the artist while listening to (Hip-Hop / Trap) music. But sometimes I'd like to rap all myself over the beat. In such an occasion I have to search for the instrumental, the ...
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Does Janelle Monáe's Metropolis conceptual series have a definite plot?

Janelle Monáe's set of Metropolis suites (comprised, so far, of her debut EP and first two full-length albums, with two suites left to come) is a sci-fi epic about androids. Do the lyrics (so far) ...
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What is the controversy between Jay Z and Nas?

I first heard about this in Eminem’s Like Toy Soldiers in a line: … It was crazy, this shit went way beyond some Jay-z and Nas shit. Can anybody help me understanding what this feud was all about?
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Does rock + rap/hip-hop genre have a name?

I've played a video game Need for Speed Most Wanted, and I came across a weird trend it's it's soundtrack: there were many songs that had hip-hop/rap style, but were backed up by heavy (distorted, ...
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What is the difference between hip hop and rap?

What is the difference between 'hip hop' and 'rap' genres?