Rain - Tears of a Man [Premiere]

Posted 5 years ago
Tags: Rain , Premiere
Producer:
Nide
Album:
American Dreamin' (Pt. 3)

Anyone who’s listened to a minute or more of Rain‘s work is aware that the North Carolina up-and-comer’s determination to succeed knows no bounds, but the question remains: what precisely is it that keeps him on his ceaseless grind? On Tears of a Man, the third of five Booth-exclusive world premieres off his forthcoming mixtape, the artist gives us the beginning of an answer: having come up in the midst of poverty and adversity, he’s seen firsthand just how quickly your luck can turn sour if you don’t keep your eye on the prize at all times (“Every day I’ve been fearin’ that I’ll grow up to be that man with that dingy brown wool coat…”) The artist’s tragic character sketches, backed by beatsmith Nide‘s appropriately mournful mix of guitar arpeggios and string ambiance, make for a track that’s far from easy listening, but those who can find catharsis in bleak subject matter are sure to appreciate what Rain brings to the table. Fans will be able to find this reflective joint, along with plenty of lighter fare, on the Booth-sponsored American Dreamin’ (Pt. 3), set to hit our mixtape page July 21.

Rain Premiere

Written by
Posted 5 years ago

More from Rain

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

How Lil Wayne’s Stayed Alive & Relevant While Battling Cash Money

Behind the scenes Wayne's fighting for his musical life, but you wouldn't know it looking at how masterfully he's maneuvered. Read More
Posted 23 hours ago by Yoh

An Ode to Rage Against the Machine, Hip-Hop’s Greatest Rock Band

No one's ever blended the two genres together more powerfully and expertly than Rage. Read More
Posted one day ago by Lucas G.

Mainstream Radio’s Not Playing Your Indie Hip-Hop, Deal With It

Hey indie artists, Hot 97's not going to play your shit. Stop trying and stop complaining about it. Read More
Posted one day ago by Nathan S.

Chance the Rapper Isn’t Kanye’s Best Protege, So Who Is?

If Chance isn't Kanye's best protégé as he raps, who is? How about Lupe, Cudi, Travis Scott and Big Sean? Read More
Posted one day ago by Lucas G.
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.