Flying Lotus Discusses the Current State of Hip-Hop on OTHERtone

The LA producer speaks his mind.

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Flying Lotus was the latest guest to join Pharrell and Scott Vener on Beats 1’s OTHERtone radio series. The main topic of discussion during yesterday’s episode was the current state of hip-hop, which has undoubtedly seen a shift in both lyrical and sonic styles. Though Vener feels that the genre is dominated by less skilled artists, Pharrell and the LA-based producer argue this is simply an indication of progression where younger individuals have more control in shaping the new sound. Listen to the intriguing conversation above and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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