Call for Book Reviewers and Bloggers

Music
cover art

Yea Big + Kid Static

Eatchyo Samwich

(Fuck Me Stupid Mountain Princess Recording Collective; US: Jan 2008; UK: Unavailable)

The latest collabo between Yea Big and Kid Static “Eatchyo Samwich” is a marked shift away from the current state of gangster rap and gilded thuggery. A track aimed at connecting with people on the dancefloor rather than on the corner, the casual, tattering hi-hats and uppercut bass thumps serve as an undeniable call to get your groove on, while the dadaist lyrics about mayonnaise and BLTs act as a playful reminder that hip-hop wasn’t always about selling rocks and representing your hood. But wrapped up in the seemingly nonsensical lines are a flurry of double entendres and random overt sexual references (“Grey Poupon, honey mustard / Spreading toppings like legs make it disgusting / Juice is dripping down your chin”). At its best, “Eatchyo Samwich” is a playful jam that’ll get your shoulders rocking; at its worst, a relatively inane sexual metaphor.

Rating:

Chris Gaerig is a user experience designer with a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Culture as well as a Master of Science in Information specializing in human computer interaction from the University of Michigan.


Media
Yea Big + Kid Static - Eatcho Samwich (Live)
Comments
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
Win a 15-CD Pack of Brazilian Music CDs from Six Degrees Records! in PopMatters Contests on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.