StartYourOwnRebellion ft. J. Cole - Let it Go

Posted 5 years ago
Featuring:
Producer:
Canei Finch
Album:
LP3020

It’s an age old dilemma for a relatively unknown artist. Get a major feature on your song and the world will pay attention, but then you risk becoming outshone on your own song, causing the populace to refer to you as “oh yeah, that group that did that song with Major Star that one time.” Example: the deeply conceptual and futurists StartYourOwnRebellion and their latest release Let It Go, where the group debut solidly with a song threading vocal influences from 50 Cent, Drake, and Pusha T (don’t mind my ears today, I’m hearing the smallest things). Even the production sets SYOR on a unique path as Canei Finch ties in sweet electro-acoustics into a hip-hop beat that wins. What (slightly) bothers me is guest emcee J. Cole.  On Let It Go he seems to compete with the crew that he has signed to his label (Dreamville), making this as much as his own song as it is SYOR’s. Or maybe I’m making too much of a guest feature? Either way, I’m looking forward to checking out SYOR’s album LP3020, available across the net right now.

StartYourOwnRebellion J. Cole AlternativeDownloads

Written by
Posted 5 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from StartYourOwnRebellion

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Blank Face: Rare Album Covers That Don’t Feature the Artist’s Face

For a man with such a big ego, it's incredible that no Kanye West album cover has ever shown his face. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh

Mind Blown: Lupe Fiasco’s “Adoration of the Magi” Lyrics Are Genius

I've heard the song 100 times, but I never uncovered the mind-blowing references in the chorus until now. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Nathan S.

Young Thug’s Modeling a Dress on a Giant NYC Billboard, Anything is Possible

There's currently a four-story NYC billboard of Young Thug modeling for Calvin Klein. That's a real thing that happened in real life. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by William E. Ketchum III

Can PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “P3” Album Break OVO’s Non-Drake Cold Streak?

PARTYNEXTDOOR's new album finally has a release date, but can the project break the year's cold streak of OVO signees? Read More
Posted 2 days ago by William E. Ketchum III

Marvel’s Upcoming Luke Cage Netflix Series Has Major Hip-Hop Influences

Episodes titled after Gang Starr songs, a Biggie portrait and ODB tunes await viewers of the upcoming on-demand series. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by William E. Ketchum III
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.