“I used to be simply like, how can I describe a determined man that wishes to eat all of it the time? And I used to be similar to, munch. He’s a munch.” That’s what Bronx rapper Ice Spice tells Rolling Stone‘s Jeff Ihaza about the making of her inescapable hit “Munch (Feelin’ U),” as heard in the new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now.
Ihaza explains how “Munch” ties into the current state of New York drill and the bigger historical past of the style, in addition to why Ice Spice could grow to be the Cardi B of New York drill.
Elsewhere in the episode, Rob Sheffield explains why Coolio, who died this week at the age of 59, was a singular Nineties star, crossing musical and pop-cultural boundaries – and why “Fantastic Voyage” has aged higher than “Gangsta’s Paradise.”
Then, creator Steven Hyden joins the present for an in-depth dialogue of his new ebook, Long Road: Pearl Jam and the Soundtrack of the Generation, and the course of Pearl Jam’s total profession thus far. We additionally evaluate them to friends and rivals from Nirvana to Stone Temple Pilots, and rather more.
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