Gangsta Folk. Frank Hurricane invented that genre himself for his music. I guess he did not have to do that because the mix of hiphop and folk had been made before, good and bad. I’m thinking of Beck his slacker hymne ‘Loser’ and ‘What It’s Like’ by Everlast. Don’t ask me why. But the oldest hiphopfolk song must be Dylan’s ‘Subterranian Homestick Blues’, although he would probably tell you he took it from some old bluesman. Anyway. Back to the Hurricane. Frank made two albums I really liked: the storytelling roadtrip blues album ‘‘Quitorian Blues’ and his 70s psychfolk tribute ‘Mountain Brew Light’, both out on the always execellent Feeding Tube label. A talk. Gangsta style. Well, more or less. Ok: less.
You make hiphop and folk. What do these two types of music have in common? Storytelling?
I think that what makes hip hop and folk/blues my favorite genres of music is definitely the sto
Do you still play in the Flaming Dragons?
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