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Rae Sremmurd, Migos
and the Joys of Microfame

How an awkward backstage moment revealed the truth about popularity in 2015

Paul Cantor
Jan 8, 2015 · 6 min read
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Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmy of Rae Sremmurd
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Migos perform during “106 & Party” at BET studio in New York City

“This is like seeing the Beatles on Ed Sullivan.”

Cuepoint

Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a…

Paul Cantor

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Wrote for the New York Times, New York Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Vice, Fader, Vibe, XXL, MTV News, many other places.

Cuepoint

Cuepoint

Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

Paul Cantor

Written by

Wrote for the New York Times, New York Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Vice, Fader, Vibe, XXL, MTV News, many other places.

Cuepoint

Cuepoint

Medium’s Premier Music Publication: An ear for the new, a heart for the classics

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