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Star2 Is “Thinkin Bout You”

From the first springy beat forward, it’s pretty clear to listeners that Star2’s “Thinkin Bout You” is going to be one of the more intimate ballads of this young player’s exciting career. There’s just no resisting the casual sway of the percussion and, furthermore, the way that Star2 wraps his every verse into the rhythm. […]

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It’s Cold This “December”

Slow jams can reveal a lot about a player, and it’s hard to argue with this when listening to a track like Star2’s brooding “December.” Despite its wintry title, “December” has a warmth to its main harmonies that is something to marvel at from the get-go, driven by Star2’s surprisingly melodic take on every verse […]

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Star2 Shows You “Real Life”

Hip-hop as a culture and an aesthetic is so much grander than the lyrical exchanges the music was built on so many years ago, and I think this is something on Star2’s mind right now. His new single with Lil Poppa, “Real Life,” punctures a hole in the partition between indie pop, hip-hop, trap, and […]