Translating the Emotions of Sound With Vritra

While some artists are pushing social norms, LA-based rapper and producer Vritra is ramming them with chill monotonic rhymes pillared by unconventional beats. In April he dropped his album FEMME, which channels abstract yet enchanting sounds into the depths of depression, toxic relationships and gender roles. Marinated in weird trap and a dash of jazz, FEMME finds a way to balance the theme of anticipating a lavish style with the artist's relationships to men’s fashion and melancholy.

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