Tierra Whack's New EP -
Almost three years ago Tierra Whack released
, a one-of-a-kind 15-minute long album consisting of 15 songs. Today, Whack dropped a 3-song EP titled
that is more than half the length of her previous 15 song album.
Tierra Whack is the Queen of Philadelphia and probably the most prominent women rapping from the City of Brotherly Love since Eve or Shortie No Mass
. Whack’s eye for design combined with her ability to rap and make interesting yet fun music has drawn Missy Elliot comparisons.
It’s impossible to deny Whack’s talent, since the release of
she has catapulted into stardom. After two years of dropping singles and branded-songs with companies like EA Sports, LEGO’s, and the 76ers - fans are finally getting another Whack project.
Let’s take the EP -
Stand Up -
The beat to
is reminiscent of the distorted baseline of a Limp Bizkit or similar 90’s nu metal band. In an
, Whack told the interviewer that
was partially inspired by Jay-Z comparing Whack to the Joker.
distorted nu metal baseline,
Whack calmly and almost cheerfully talks her shit.
“Million dollar, you cannot afford thisIf I wanted I could make the Forbes list”
Tierra Whack is seemingly re-introducing herself to fans who are eager for more of her music and to new fans just finding her.
“I really only smile just to show my grillRather have the skill than the sex appealSigned a Lego deal just so I can buildHammer time baby, this is not a drill”
Meagan Good -
There are no gimmicks, no bits, no jokes on
, just bars. This is a much more traditional rap song than people would expect from Whack. On
Whack raps about moving on from an ex and how far she’s grown since separating.
"I don't wanna take you back, you gon' say I shouldOh, you gon' say I should, I'm doin' Meagan GoodI'm doin' Meagan Good (Yeah), I'm doin' Meagan Good"
Throughout the song Whack paints a vivid picture of a relationship gone wrong, as well as her healthy growth away from the situation.
Summertime ridin’ through Philly we coastin!
The final track on this EP is a soul filled feel good track about making it.
Y’all want millions, we want billions.
This is a song for Philly - Whack mentions North Philly, the Broad Street Bullies, and riding through Philly in the summer.
carries on the Joker narrative that Whack spoke about to Apple Music, “
North Philly's own, I'm a God to the children. I done played my role as the hero and the villain.”
- Jay-Z said to Whack, “Yo, you're the joker of the game… You come off happy but there's a dark side.” Hov said it best, Tierra Whack can rap about breakups and hardship but make it sound bubbly and beautiful.
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