According to music website HighClouds, part of Yung Lean's appeal is "the production provided by Yung Gud and Yung Sherman who combine the cloud rap of Clams Casino with electronic music touches". It’s their consistency in vision and aesthetic that draws the likes of Frank Ocean and Playboi Carti to work with them. The album garnered generally favourable reviews, with many critics honouring its production and for being a more serious piece of work compared to his debut mixtape 1150 Queen St. West Toronto, Canada 416.531.5042. Interestingly, on both albums, the most effective songs are the ones that sound least like the others. Through his battles with mental illness and drug addiction Lean never stopped making music. Lean builds dynamic pop songs from the same formula that birthed Ginseng Strip 2002 and Happy Feet. “The Statement,” “Never Been,” and “The Kid Frankie,” highlight the kind of influence it had on artists like Mac Miller and Yung Lean. Do you think asap rocky, yung lean, lil b and other cloud rap artists have influenced the mainstream rap scene (more specifically, trap music) 0 comments. Håstad is … I like noise. teenager rapping about his emotions badly over current sounding cloud rap beats. I wanna feel it whipping through me like a fucking jolt." The eight track project exhibits a kaleidoscope-like experience with Lean´s vocals swerving from razor sharp to corrupted and garbled over organic hybrid beats propelled in slow motion, a renaissance ride through a post hip-hop landscape utilising a vast array of musical influence, compressing them into a unclassifiable yet irresistible sonic pearl. It was released on May 15, 2020 by the label YEAR0001 and was executively produced Creation is the path of least resistance, and daily life is exceedingly difficult. Yung Lean was described by Entertainment Weekly as "loosely affiliated" with the cloud rap movement. Though the initial delivery was a bunch of wannabes, these artists later grew and made that core into something new and resonate. When outsider artists make plays for mainstream success we often observe a translation of their sound to fit the structure of a modern pop song, with Starz we hear Lean doing the opposite. He be putting people on and stuff. The thing was, he wasn’t particularly talented. Adam Beyer, 45. music producer. Soon thereafter, Lean’s father traveled to Miami to take him back to Sweden to recover. It all started in a park where Yung Lean met Yung Gud and Yung Sherman, they found out they liked the same music and created Hasch Boys. He inserts artistry and obscurity back into the genre he helped create. Yung Gud, 26. dj. Occasionally breaking the surface of the mainstream only to dive back into the depths of the underground, releasing minimally promoted mixtapes and genre-defying records under multiple pseudonyms, but Lean’s rise to fame as a 16 year old Swede was no internet fluke. How big of an influence is the internet when it comes to whatever you do? You can find music, you can find films. Even though his influence wasn't as big as Yung Lean's, alot of Bladee songs/albums pre-dated certain trends like emo-rap, vaporwave in trap/cloud rap, and cloud rap/drill mixtures. Spawned from a nomadic upbringing in Vietnam and Belarus with a mother working foreign relations for the Swedish government and poet/writer father, Yung Lean seemed destined to seek out ways of finding common ground in new parts of the world. ©2021 The Fader, Inc. All rights reserved. YEAR0001 YR0103LPX limited edition glow-in-the-dark 2x180g 45rpm LP (+ YR0103CD limited edition CD) Produced by: Whitearmor (executive) and Yung Sherman Engineered by: Unknown Mixed by: Pelle Gunnerfeldt Mastered by: Robin Schmidt at 24-96 Mastering (digital), Dave Turner at Curve Pusher (vinyl) Music: 9 Sound: 7 (vinyl), 8 (CD) Yung Lean in 2020, much like Lou Reed … We don't need more of that anymore. My name shall not go down in history as the guy who codified Strip Jenga. Swedish rockstar Yung Lean was the latest to feature on Pitchfork’s ‘Over/Under’ series, and it seems as though it may have gone better than originally planned. Ibizan Hound (1,469 words) no match in snippet view article find links to article the base and frame a long and elegant headpiece. To those who claim Yung Lean to be a product of the oversaturation of internet culture and the burgeoning influence of hip-hop, you are wrong. For Lean art is easy, the rest is far more complicated. Read More: 8 … Keep your eyes peeled for more from the 19 year old. Splitting opinions like a tube of Kalles Kaviar, Yung Lean is either the future of hip-hop or a Thug Life meme made flesh. Shellback, 36. music producer. That’s the influence I guess, not just the internet per se. Unknown Memory is the debut studio album by Swedish rapper Yung Lean, released by Sky Team on September 23, 2014. That signature effortlessness and vision defines Lean’s newest record, Starz. Despite his early rise to internet popularity, Yung Lean has thrived in obscurity. I like big-ass vicious noise that makes my head spin. Yung Lean’s Starz: The Swedish Rapper’s Unspoken Destiny to Challenge, Innovate, and Influence the Music Industry. Guess again, Terrson. 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