In recent years Russia has seen its underground rap scene explode into mainstream music, mainly thanks to the popularity of online rap battles. Fyodorov grew up in Germany and England and went on to study English literature at Oxford. The time spent living in England has influenced his rapping style. After graduation, he gravitated towards the East London grime scene, and the gritty urban sound still influences his music today. He first entered Russian rap battles online from his Canning Town home and has gone onto almost break the internet with his competitive rap — one of his most recent battles was viewed 13 million times in just two days. Representing the new wave of Cossack, Maxim Ilinov brings his ancient culture into the 21st century through rap.
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First, you find a house and scope it out. Critics say way too many Asian families have already been robbed and burglarized. They feel the song provides a step-by-step blueprint and encourages even more criminals to target Chinese families. Second, you find a crew and a driver, someone who ring the doorbell. Third, you pull up at the spot. Park, watch, ring the doorbell and knock. A similar protest was planned for Philadelphia later Saturday night, where YG was performing in concert.
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Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. He changed his stage name from Asia Born to Lyrics Born in citing the desire to have his career based on his merits as opposed to his ethnicity. Lyrics Born's collaborations with Lateef the Truthspeaker on Latyrx records often see them trading lyrics back and forth in quick succession. Lyrics Born and Lateef's methodology for writing this type of lyric is described by Lateef in the book How to Rap : "With Latyrx stuff, when we have parts that we're writing that we're both going to be trading off, we write them together for the most part. I'll sit there and write a rhyme, like I'll write a line or two and then we'll break up who's gonna say what, and he'll write a line or two and we'll break up who's gonna say what.