Grime has aged to the point rappers are missing the good old days
Every genre starts out thriving and young, and then ages to a point where the original guard start to miss the old days… at least we think that’s what’s happened to rapper Tracey, who says Grime isn’t what it used to be.
Speaking to the Guardian (yes, we know), AJ Tracey spoke about his time on the grime scene: “It was a long time ago…Grime is not really lit any more. It’s not what it used to be, and it’s their fault because [people] don’t like change…I was in there, I was open to change, I changed and I’m doing well. They did not want to change and it’s just crabs in a barrel.
They don’t want to see anyone do better than themselves; it’s a horrible culture and I really don’t like it. I will not be making any more grime music…unless P Money or D Double E asked me to.”
Plus ca change.
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