Younger Goats is definitely a reputation that’s on-trend with the present slang and truthfully for his or her distinctive vibe, this duo of LA transplants could be on monitor to really be the GOAT. Of their first LP Goat Life vol. 1, rapper/producers Younger Suave and Goatey are simply enhancing on the already modern sound established of their earlier EPs, No Assist and Younger Goats, combining melodic trap-style lyrical flows, dancehall reggae and EDM rhythms.
It’s not a brand new idea, combining reggae, hip hop and EDM however the way in which Younger Goats have approached it in Goat Life vol. 1 is what makes them distinctive. To start with, the island dancehall affect is far deeper right here than in lots of different mashup kinds and it’s woven into bass home beats in tracks like “Beautiful” and “Gaze On” so seamlessly that the transitions between dancehall and home are undetectable. It hearkens again to the reggae/dance mashups within the late 90s and early 00s with a great dose of contemporary hip hop and R&B as properly.
One other factor distinctive concerning the album and Younger Goats’ fashion is the way in which that regardless of the music being fairly pop and uplifting, most of the tracks handle to maintain that arduous hip hop and entice edge. “Welcome to Goat Life,” “Dubai for the Weekend” and “Only Need You” are good examples of the place Suave and Goatey are capable of intersect their melodic fashion with their extra entice/heavy hip hop fashion.
It’s the Bone Thugs n’ Concord phenomenon: Younger Goats have discovered a strategy to mix actually lovely melodies and concord with legit rap abilities to make one thing that in some way embodies each. Younger Goats are decidedly extra optimistic than Bone Thugs, nevertheless, and their flows are simply as articulate. Regardless of how briskly they go, there isn’t any mumble rap right here.
There are nearly too many crossovers to rely with Younger Goats’ fashion however all put collectively it is smart. Working nearly all on their very own, Younger Suave and Goatey have put collectively this polished, enjoyable album which pushes previous all of the genres that outline it. EDM, dancehall and hip hop have all been improved by the doorway of Younger Goats into the music scene. It’s solely a matter of time earlier than they’re on large festivals and massive radio. There actually is one thing for everybody in Goat Life.
Welcome to Goat Life vol. 1 is out now and accessible to stream on Spotify and Soundcloud. You’ll want to try Younger Goats’ earlier self-titled EP and No Assist as properly and their movies on YouTube.