Lil Peep's Mother Breaks Down "Runaway" Music Video

When Lil Peep handed away final 12 months, the panorama “emo-rap” as we knew it had shifted. Gus was one the pioneers the reincarnation that sound, mixing collectively totally different genres and really creating unique vibes. His first posthumous album was launched earlier this 12 months as Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2 dropped. COWYS2 is a challenge that Peep’s go-to producer, Smokeasac, labored on extensively earlier than it noticed the sunshine day. Many the late artist’s followers had been hoping to listen to some the music he was engaged on earlier than he handed away and, as considerably a bittersweet second, it was shared when his property signalled the okay. Liza Womack, Gus’ mom, performed a serious position within the launch COWYS2 as she even directed one the movies from it.

When deciding on which tracks would grow to be singles, Womack famous that she actually appreciated “Runaway.” With her blessing, the observe was given a music video, which she ended up directing. Although she’s listed because the director, many the choices had been made by Smokeasac, who knew Peep extraordinarily nicely. Speaking with Genius, Womack notes that his drawings had been built-in into the completed product, in addition to stop-motion animation methods that Gus was fond .

“Runaway” particulars the psychological struggles that Peep confronted as he wished to get out Los Angeles however, on the identical time, he did not wish to return house. Eventually, he discovered his approach to London, which is proven within the video.

Kanye West, Jay-Z & Beyoncé Make Top 10 On Rolling Stone's Greatest Songs List

Lists like these are generally inaccurate as they look simply at a select number people’s opinions. While the best song the century could belong to Beyoncé for one person, the next may believe it is Adele’s spot while another would rather see somebody else take the top spot. Rolling Stone regularly creates comprehensive lists like these and they seem to have done a pretty good job in gathering some the best songs the 21st century so far, including many your favorite artists on the list. A huge honor to even be considered for such a title, Beyoncé and Jay-Z are owners to the top spot with “Crazy in Love” being voted as the greatest song the century.

Filling out the top 10 are a few handfuls tracks that are iconic and instantly recognizable from M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes” to OutKast’s energetic “Hey Ya!” and the unforgettable piano spots in Kanye West and Pusha T’s “Runaway.” Filling out the top 10 are Lorde, Jay-Z’s “99 Problems” and, course, Adele with “Rolling in the Deep.” While they weren’t quite “great” enough to crack the best 10 songs the century, Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott and Eminem were close, ranking near the top for their respective anthems.

While it is clearly partial in some areas, the list does a good job in looking at the different musical genres to see what has influenced people on a larger scale. Do you agree with the rankings? Check out Rolling Stone’s list here.