July 12, 2009

Asa – The Rhythm Of Finnish Hip Hop


Foreign languages can be barriers sometimes. In the case of ASA, I can’t  understand the political message that, according to the reviews, he sings to the listeners.  But the reason why I post today about this Finnish hip hop MC, is that his music is very attractive to me. His singing in Finnish, although not intelligible for me, is very rhythmic.  His arrangements (which are a combination of rap and genres from other parts of the world) have a non conventional instrumentation, including brass sometimes. The following song is an example of this:


Alas Virtaa Ararat