LOOPRAT nods their cap to classic hip-hop in their soulful track, ‘Live and Learn.’ The lyrics reminisce on past travels and ways to move forward though a society submerged in shallow trends. ‘Live and Learn’ is a timeless expression of how lessons in the moment will surely come back around.
New LOOPRAT single, ‘We’, digs into their funk roots while the group’s four Emcees vocalize the political stakes at hand in their home city. The ten-piece group has members on both of the ‘Delmar Divide,’ a St. Louis boulevard infamous as a marker of socioeconomic disparity between neighborhoods north and south of the street. The […]
LOOPRAT has become one of our favorite groups from St.Louis. But this goes beyond geography , LOOPRAT has managed to use instrumentation in a way that is rare but is moving to the forefront in Hip-Hop today. Pair that with a group of talented lyricist and you get something special. “Life’s Work” is the second […]
“How Live?” is the newest release from St. Louis jazzrap collective LOOPRAT. The project features eleven tracks from over a dozen artists rooted in the styles of jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul and spoken word. As a collective, LOOPRAT and their featured artists span the geography of St. Louis, making music that bridges divides of genre […]