…rementioned phase 2. Even when smartphones arrived, we weren’t online all the time. But now we are. The fact that we are always carrying devices around that are connected to fast internet, with cameras on both sides, and with great screens compared to those 5–10 years ago, is one of the most important realities for the future of music.
But what might pique curiosity is the other two metrics: beats per minute and valence. BPM for many pop hits lays around 110–120, comfortable yet upbeat. But what we find in RapCaviar’s overall tempo is speed, and lots of it: 17 tracks between 140–160 BPM, with eight at 170+ BPM.
…e listed 23 times in collaborations) showed a remarkable willingness to feature with other artists. This is a stark contrast to pop and rock music that only occasionally produces duets. Rap’s crew-oriented approach is a unique genre feature that cross-pollinates each artist’s audience and has likely helped grow its overall community so effectively over the years.