Meet Juice WRLD, The “Lucid Dreams” Rapper Who Freestyled For An Hour Over Eminem Beats


Juice WRLD, born Jarred Higgins, is the singer, songwriter, and rapper behind “All Girls Are The Same,” and “Lucid Dreams.” The latter was launched on his debut EP 999 again in 2017, however didn’t get single remedy till this previous spring after the Chicago artist signed a $three million three way partnership take care of Interscope. Before then, Juice WRLD was just about unknown however his regular stream of expertise caught the trade’s eyes and allowed for an insanely fast come up. Now, “Lucid Dreams” is in heavy rotation everywhere in the radio and the visible has practically 200,000,000 views on Youtube.

If you take heed to Juice WRLD’s music, you realize it’s filled with intoxicating melodies with lyrics which might be all about medication, despair, and relationship drama. In a latest interview with Pigeons and Planes, the rising star mentioned his content material is all actual: “Real-life experiences. Sh*t that has occurred to or round me. It’s all genuine.” As for what he needs individuals to get out of his music, he informed the publication “I need individuals to know they’re not alone. I need to simply unfold a way of pleasure and fellowship with all of my followers.”

Some artists decelerate once they style fame, cash, and success, however Juice WRLD appears to be going even more durable now that he has some main label backup. He hit Tim Westwood‘s Capital Xtra radio present over the weekend, the place he freestyled for a complete hour over Eminem beats. Rappers don’t even actually freestyle anymore, however this 19-year-old went laborious for over 50 minutes over beats belonging to one of many biggest rappers on the planet…spectacular. You’ll acknowledge the manufacturing to “My Name Is,” “The Real Slim Shady,” “Stan,” “Lose Yourself,” “‘Til I Collapse,” and extra within the video beneath.

Besides the viral look on Tim Westwood’s present, he additionally launched the music video for his track “Black & White” final week. “Black & White” seems on his debut studio album, Goodbye & Good Riddance, a 16-track mission that additionally options a couple of of his earlier hits. In the clip, Juice WRLD stays true to the character of the track as pals take pleasure in drugs and liquor at an emo home celebration. Watch beneath:

As for the music that impressed him rising up, he mentioned within the aforementioned Pigeons and Planes interview:

“Anything from Ozzy Osbourne to Chief Keef, truthfully. I like all sorts of music. It might change up so rapidly, I could possibly be listening to Foo Fighters after which swap up and activate my favourite Sosa mixtape. I take heed to all sorts of music. My greatest influences are Kid Cudi, Chief Keef, Travis Scott—it’s a number of them, bro. Eminem, I used to be a giant Odd Future fan again in 2011. Super fan. When I used to be a freshman in highschool and began writing and freestyling, being totally different was frowned upon. I type of stored it in a field, after which someday I mentioned “fuck it” and began listening to regardless of the fuck I needed round whoever the fuck I needed to. Staying true to myself.”

While some will say he’s glorifying drug tradition, Juice WRLD informed MTV again in August that he tries his greatest to avoid medication now. “That is one thing I extremely advocate individuals don’t dive into as a result of it’s a actually deep gap to climb out of,” he mentioned. As he tells his personal tales about narcotics by means of his music, we hope he continues to additionally push his message of staying away from medication loud and clear.

Be looking out for the younger king’s subsequent transfer.

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Meet Juice WRLD, The “Lucid Dreams” Rapper Who Freestyled For An Hour Over Eminem Beats

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