SLIM GUERILLA is a man on a misson: he’s an obsessive story-teller. I don’t make the diagnosis lightly nor do i have the credentials to attach ANY such label to to him or anyone. People who do not understand RILLA’s appeal should hear the argument at least. Converts are cool.
SG RILLA MANE aka SLIM GUERILLA is a storyteller with a full vocal tone that might remind somebody of BrothaLynch . Forgiven, you. Who would not want to be legend-like at RILLA’s age.
Comparisons to Brotha Lynch end abruptly. SLIM GUERILLA does not have an enemy or an enemy’s baby on his dinner menu. RUBEN SLIKK is most often the other comparison.
“My Cadillac” from SG RILLA’s latest GROOVIE TUNE$ reveals the difference between SLIKK’s violent post-trap psychedelic porn and RILLA’s paranoid realism.
SG RILLA spits a narrative of mistrust, the threat of violence lingering. “Groovie N***a” is RILLA desperately seeking irony (or paradise), it’s all runna-the-mill everyday hustling — think Ice Cube shrugging about good days. “Passion Music” is advice for future hustlers. Space music notes rise and fall, a gravity metaphor for : RILLA, who repeats his refrain “that hoe is not gon make you rich.”
As i am finding my taste go from approve to ambivalent re the Lone star drawl, SLIM GUERILLA is an essential voice for his genre. I will probably never, no offense to Texans, acquire a full-on obsession for Texas-centric hip-hop. And anyway: LYNCH is Cali, SG RILLA obviously is not So how do …
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