How ‘Munch’ Became the Song of the Summer – Rolling Stone

“I used to be simply like, how can I describe a determined man that desires to eat it on a regular basis? And I used to be similar to, munch. He’s a munch.” That’s what Bronx rapper Ice Spice tells Rolling Stone‘s Jeff Ihaza in regards to the making of her inescapable hit “Munch (Feelin’ U),” as heard within the new episode of Rolling Stone Music Now.

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Ihaza explains how “Munch” ties into the present state of New York drill and the bigger historical past of the style, in addition to why Ice Spice could turn into the Cardi B of New York drill.

Elsewhere within the episode, Rob Sheffield explains why Coolio, who died this week on the age of 59, was a singular Nineties star, crossing musical and pop-cultural boundaries – and why “Improbable Voyage” has aged higher than “Gangsta’s Paradise.”

Then, writer Steven Hyden joins the present for an in-depth dialogue of his new guide, Lengthy Highway: Pearl Jam and the Soundtrack of the Era, and the course of Pearl Jam’s complete profession thus far. We additionally evaluate them to friends and rivals from Nirvana to Stone Temple Pilots, and way more.

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