Famoso - Underground Railroad

Posted 8 years ago
Tags: Famoso
Producer:
Midas & Peoples
Album:
Audio Dope Mixtape

Please don’t be confused by the locomotive chuff-chuffs on the intro to Famoso’s new track Underground Railroad; he knows full well that the historical underground railroad had nothing to do with trains. Rather, he is alluding to the figurative train of history on which underground rap has traveled since the mid-‘80s, picking up dozens of legendary emcees along the way. The Brooklyn rapper spends his three verses fondly reminiscing about the past and name-dropping everyone from A.G. to Wu-Tang, creating a track that is not only a tribute to his calling but a fitting example of his craft. The ‘Engine Engine #9’ hook even sounds at home over Midas & Peoples’ mid-‘90s beat. Underground Railroad is featured on his new mixtape, Audio Dope.

Famoso

Written by
Posted 8 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Damn! Mickey Factz Has “600 Bars On Deck” For Upcoming Radio Appearances

Considering Mickey’s track record, you’re going to want to keep an eye out for these upcoming appearances. Read More
Posted 18 minutes ago by Brent Bradley

How Frank Ocean Releasing “Blonde” Independently Will Change The Game

If reports of Frank Ocean leaving Def Jam are true, this could mark a major turning point in music. Read More
Posted one hour ago by Brent Bradley

Prose & Flows: 25 Years of Nas’ Best Lyrics

Before the video for "Nas Album Done" is released, we look back at two plus decades of his lyrical brilliance. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by Matteo Urella

Desiigner’s “Panda” is Now 3x Platinum, But “Tiimmy Turner” is Stalling

Somewhat predictably, Desiigner is having trouble following up the success of his smash hit “Panda.” Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by Brent Bradley

Usher, Lloyd & The Difficulties of Growing Old In R&B

Usher, Lloyd, and countless R&B veterans are trying to grow older while their beloved genre gets younger. Read More
Posted 21 hours ago by Yoh

In 3 Days Frank Ocean’s “Blond” Became Second Highest-Rated Album of 2016

The ratings for "Blond" are huge, but can we fully digest Ocean’s latest work in less than a week? Read More
Posted about 23 hours ago by Brent Bradley
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.