Eminem is someone that you can't deny when you think about the most influential MCs in the hiphop game. His impressive body of work has been felt across the entire world.
The only people that have not heard of his music or his image at this point would have to live in a mud-hut somewhere in the Lost City Of Atlantis. Marshall Mathers is one of
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Notorious B.I.G a.k.a Biggie Smalls dropped a double LP titled Life After Death in 97' which instantly became a classic with hip-hop fans all over the world.
This album alone single-handedly crushed all doubters who weren't
Foster The People is an interesting group formed in California with band members Mark Foster, Cubbie Frank and Mark Pontius. Their sound stands unique against several thousand or more bands clamoring for recognition.
What makes this band so interesting is the group's song selection covering a variety of topics from high school shootouts to love all dipped in Mark's quirky vocal tones. "Helena Beat" is rhythmic bounce layered in synths and plenty of pop appeal, it's an overall feel good tune.
A lot of times, you'll notice with their music that you hear the words second and the instrumentation first.