An Abrupt Rap Style Emerging
Rio Da Yung OG
“Someone who embodies these attributes is Flint underground legend Rio Da Yung OG. The deadpan deity consistently crafts coldblooded punchlines within his verses for a ceaseless head-spinning experience. He’s like a car engine that can go 100 on the freeway without the presence of a brake pedal. The insults keep coming while the storytelling becomes more and more vivid by each bar.[via RapReviews.com]
Rio went on an unstoppable tear after being put on house arrest for drug charges in 2019, releasing seven projects in a 12-month span (those two “Dum and Dumber” mixtapes with RMC Mike included).”
“Whipped the gun out on my son and made him say his whole alphabets!”Rio on “Molly”
Lil Yachty x Rio Da Yung Og
While its not their first collaboration, Lil Yachty came down to trenches of Michigan to film a visual for arguably one of Rio’s best tracks (“1v1”) so far. Even Rio couldn’t believe it:
They like Rio da GOAT, this n**** really brought Lil Boat out!Rio on “1v1” ft. Lil Yachty
Seventeen months ago, a yung Detroit “scam rapper” called TeeJayX6 released a song/video single called “Dark Web”. The flow accompanying was “choppy”, but not in a musical sense. Every bar that Teejay throws at us is a new take.
WeaponsG.com isn’t here to argue that this new “one-liner” rap movement has its origins in Michigan, one thing that’s for certain is that such a claim is certainly subject to a real and longstanding debate.
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While WeaponsG.com isn’t here to argue that this new “one-liner” rap movement has its origins in Michigan (..DMV maybe?), one thing that’s for sure is that the debate is very real. Regardless, fast-rising Rio Da Yung OG is quickly riding that wave straight upward.
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