Raw Money Raps
“There's a lot music that celebrates making money, and splurging if you have it. I’m inspired by those messages but at the same time don't feel empowered. Money has set values, but to me there is no limit on human value. I’m rich without being rich. Even as we struggle, we grow. You are money. Invest...”
So waxes Jeremiah Jae on the subject of “Money”, the first single from his epic Brainfeeder full-length Raw Money Raps. Over a soft focus guitar loop and spaced out snaps, Jae flips from sun-bleached croon to a rapid beat-riding flow and then a chopped & screwed slur that practically oozes codeine.
These three vocal personae represent the songs three perspectives, says Jae, “1) The rich man expressing his disconnection with material life, 2) The poor man's emotional struggle attaining and losing money, and 3) the dreamer who's objective over everything is making money by any means necessary.”