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pittsburgh sound

Filed under: — adrian @ 7:53 pm

To some people, “Pittsburgh sound” might conjure up Don Caballero and other math rock groups. Other might think of Girl Talk. Now people might think of Wiz Khalifa. He’s a young Pittsburgh MC (a senior at Allderdice, in fact) with a song out by that name.

Rolling Stone has a write-up about him. Ed Masley at the Post Gazette talks much more about Pittsburgh.

I like the video because it shows a number of familiar sites. As for the music, it’s competent and listenable, but not great. I’ll give it time.

You can find out/ hear more at his his myspace page.

One Response to “pittsburgh sound”

  1. ipickmynose: a San Francisco Bay Area-centric, mostly indie music blog » girl talk at stanford Says:

    […] When he finally was able to get started, he started with style: Pittsburgh Sound (which I’ve written about before), acapella, with Foreplay/ Long Time coming in under it. From that point on, his set was pretty hot. There was a writhing mass of people, people on stage, people dancing on the balconies, even. At points I felt out of place not being a 19 year old fratboy grinding into his girlfriend. It was one long set, a brief break, and a shorter set. At that point, Gregg said he’d run out of material and he could do his Nirvana cover or pack it up. The crowd chose and he launched into his oddly out-of-place version of “Scentless Apprentice.” […]

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