30 September, 2014
Not many rappers have come out and said “Yeah, fuck it, I smoke crack, and I’m better than you because I smoke crack.” That’s Viper, the creator of “You’ll Cowards Don’t Even Smoke Crack,” on the song of the same name. Crack is mentioned as a way to make money in a lot of rap lyrics, or as a scourge of the impoverished, but not often are the crack songs actually about the rapper smoking crack.
His weirdly sluggish beats and low-in-the-mix vaporwave vocals might be blowing up Tumblr right now if they were ironic, or if he had even one Unicode character in his name. There are 15 of his songs here and they’re weirdly listenable.