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Music Streamers Are Debating What Pop Rap Is Thanks To Spotify’s Wrapped Campaign

Music Streamers Are Debating What Pop Rap Is Thanks To Spotify’s Wrapped Campaign

Music Streamers Are Debating What Pop Rap Is Thanks To Spotify's Wrapped Campaign
Source: Spotify
Music Streamers Are Debating What Pop Rap Is Thanks To Spotify's Wrapped Campaign
Source: Spotify

Also, what is vapor trap?

Spotify‘s annual Wrapped campaign has begun, and as music streamers share the top artists they listened to not only this year but for the decade, it’s one particular part of the campaign that has divided users of the music streaming service.

READ: You Can Now Stream Jay-Z’s Entire Discography On Spotify

There are several parts of the Wrapped campaign that display a listener’s top artists, top songs, and top genre, as well as the amount of minutes one has spent listening to music on Spotify. Along with people sharing similar top artists and songs, they share similar top genres, including one titled “pop rap.” It’s this labeling that has led to people on social media debating what pop rap is.

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Some people seem to be taking offense to the labeling, while others have acknowledged that pop is short for “popular” and rap music is a popular music genre.

It’s worth noting though that Spotify did include a genre labeled “rap,” further adding to the debate of how people view pop rap.

It’s too late to try and switch your pop rap label for a solely rap one, but you can try and get a head start for the new year. Jay-Z recently put his entire discography — including The Blueprint, American Gangster and 4:44— back on Spotify. Before that, you could only listen to Reasonable Doubt, In My Lifetime, Vol. 1and Vol. 2…Hard Knock Life and other Jay side projects on the platform.

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