Jay Critch Says His Sound Is The "New Wave Of New York" In "On The Come Up"

Jay Critch’s identify has been popping up in lots of circles for a couple of years, however he solely launched debut challenge that lastly dropped earlier this month. Hood Favorite confirmed what everybody’s been saying in regards to the Brooklyn rapper for a minute: he is the following New York rapper to explode. Many turned aware of Jay Critch by means of his affiliation to Rich The Kid who signed the rapper to his label, Rich Forever. Through the label’s compilation tasks, Critch confirmed promising indicators of turning into the following hottest rapper out of New York City together with his efforts on “Rich Forever Intro,” “Did It Again” and extra. His single “Ego” helped ramp up the anticipation for Hood Favorite and showcased his potential to mesh circulate and lyricism collectively effortlessly. On the newest episode of “On The Come Up,” Critch discusses his rise within the rap sport, Hood Favorite and extra.

Jay Critch Says His Sound Is The "New Wave Of New York" In "On The Come Up"
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“Around eighth grade, freshman 12 months of highschool, I began going exhausting with the music,”  the 21-year-old rapper tells us about his entrance within the rap sport. “When I began recording songs on my pal’s laptop and simply taking part in them for my buddies like folks in my neighborhood, and I seen their response, that is when it clicked for me, like, I might actually do it. That’s after I began going exhausting. Everybody was tellin’ me they like my songs, maintain going, that it might actually flip into one thing massive.”

Critch’s hometown of Brooklyn has produced a few of the most celebrated lyricists in hip-hop similar to Biggie and Jay-Z — two artists he cites as his early influences. His music does not essentially have the “quintessential” New York sound, however he does consider that his sound is main the best way for a brand new period of hip-hop popping out of New York City.

“I really feel like my sound is the brand new wave of New York,” he stated. “I ensure that [there’s] nonetheless lyrics and circulate to it and other people might nonetheless flip up and to it. You need it to be fulfilling and never solely simply straight lyrics, lyrics. So I attempt to make it a mixture of each. I really feel like I try this very nicely.”

Critch’s distinctive sound and the excitement he created in Brooklyn is what helped get the eye of Rich The Kid. Critch credit that Rich The Kid for having an ear for “who might pop.” Alongside Famous Dex, the three of them shaped Rich Forever and their chemistry is simple.

“First time we bought within the studio, it was simply clicking. It was me, Rich and Dex. We made most of Rich Forever three tape that very same day,” he recalled. “Just taking part in beats, and knocking out songs. The chemistry was simply there from the beginning.”

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Jay Critch Says His Sound Is The "New Wave Of New York" In "On The Come Up"
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