Why Hip-Hop Purists Should Learn To Stop Worrying and Love Waka Flocka
Also, there's the contingent who find Flocka and his music to be a somehow destructive, detrimental presence to society. Maybe? But Flocka is, in addition to regularly donating toys at Christmas and literally hundreds of turkey dinners to local families in need at Thanksgiving, one of the rappers at the forefront of now ubiquitous Holding Puppies Movement, which this video proves:
Of course, Flocka's music isn't for everybody. But, considering the comparably unorthodox fully-realized visions in his Salute Me or Shoot Me mixtapes and especially his debut Flockaveli have resonated with as much of an audience as he's found, Flocka should be commended for returning the unpredictable wilder mash-out style of hip-hop into a far too pristine hip-hop landscape. As his sound continues to evolve, even taking on incorporating acoustic elements and international influences, his presence in the rap game is a needed one. Bravo, Flocka!