New Music Critique: Fiddyolaa

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Fiddyolaa

Contact: fiddyolaamgmt@gmail.com

Web: youtube.com, @fiddyolaa

Seeking: Exposure
Style: Hip-Hop

Brooklyn rapper Fiddyolaa demonstrates his skills at the mic, apparent immediately upon unleashing his flow.  Fiddyolaa is a clever lyricist and his style of rapping exudes the spirit of street cyphers in N.Y.C. The subject matter and melodies are adequate (some hooks are just too repetitive to our liking), but what keeps Fiddyolaa from truly shining are some bizarre choices in instrumentals and production. That is to say the callibur of detail by the producer is above standard mixtape-quality. We can’t help but get lost, distracted by the horror/X-Files theme that is well-mixed behind the emcee on “Slaughter.” “Top 5” and “Big Mad” are upbeat, but suffer from out-of-place chimes and jingle bells. We commend taking risks, but...me choices are in