Category Archives: Critical Riff Raff Studies

Riff Raff on Representation in His Work

1:17 into the video Riff Raff says this: Maybe he got spiritual after he heard my songs. I mean my music ain’t just like music (mumbles) there’s a lot to it. If you picture it and you write out the … Continue reading

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Riff Raff on Interpretation

So that is an interview where Riff Raff talks about his work ethic and about how he coming up in the world of rap. But he also talks about audience reception of his songs. I’ve transcribed Riff Raff on haters … Continue reading

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Riff Raff and Haters

In an interview with VLADTV, Riff Raff was asked about haters. It starts at about 1:53 into the video. How do you deal with haters? I don’t. That’s the whole deal. I don’t deal with them. Because no matter what … Continue reading

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On Riff Raff or Swag Rap or Pure Aesthetics

“When the world was born, everybody was naked.” – Riff Raff Look–I know my hip hop well enough to talk through some broad structures. I am not an expert. Inevitably, whenever someone stakes an opinion on rap or hip hop, … Continue reading

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