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Add-2 – Set It Off

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Following the release of the Rapsody-assisted “Stop Play Rewind” last week, Add-2 connects with 9th Wonder and returns with the newest single from his upcoming Prey For The Poor LP — “Set It Off.”

You know how Add gets down on the mic, so you should already know that this one’s a banger. Check it out for yourself below thanks to 2DBZ and look for Prey For The Poor to arrive next Friday (9/4) via Jamla Records.

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FSD Feature: Just How Popular Are Your Favorite Chicago Artists? We Consult Google

Words by Ryan Chandler (@NayrRyChi)

It goes without saying that technology has changed the world in many ways. Music, in particular, has seen several advances in the past 15 years, having shifted from physical culture to download culture to streaming culture. The shift in technology has made it easier for artists to create their own platforms and fanbases, with eliminating the long-looming middleman.

Fans can give an artist’s name a quick Google search and immediately connect to their entire catalog. Finding information on your favorite musician is literally a double click away. Good or bad, it’s also broken down the walls of regionalism, making local sounds and scenes harder and harder to distinguish. Trap in Atlanta influenced Drill in Chicago, which has spread to NYC artists who now make a blend of the two (see: Bobby Shmurda.)

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