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Rappers Rapsody and Mach-Hommy finally shake off their armor

Written by on May 26, 2024

Rapsody and Mach-Hommy, two renowned rappers known for their technical prowess, have released new albums that reveal more personal aspects of their lives. Rapsody’s “Please Don’t Cry” marks a shift from her previous work by delving into her personal experiences and vulnerabilities. The album, featuring introspective tracks like “Marlanna,” showcases her journey of self-discovery and addresses themes such as spirituality, sexuality, and family.

Mach-Hommy’s “#RICHAXXHAITIAN” continues his trend of maintaining a mysterious persona but offers more accessibility than his previous works. Known for his reclusiveness and high-priced, limited-edition music, Mach-Hommy now allows more of his music to stream and engages more with the press. The album, released near Haitian Flag Day, blends influences from his Jersey-born and Haitian heritage, featuring collaborations with artists like Georgia Anne Muldrow and Kaytranada.

Both albums highlight the artists’ evolution, demonstrating that lyrical intensity can coexist with deeper personal narratives, offering fans a more comprehensive view of their identities and creative processes.

Source: NPR
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