At the risk of inflating their streaming numbers, Failed State Jukebox brings you some of the most audacious (and absurd) examples of far-right, populist, and dystopian pop music.
Forgiato Blow is the stage name of Kurt Jantz, the self-described "Mayor of MAGAville." Blow is the founder of a niche music subculture he refers to as "MAGA rap," a/k/a "patriot rap" or "MAGA music." According to a profile in Vice, "Jantz and others in this genre co-opted the loudest, flashiest elements of the massive South Florida rap scene — and used them to make music about Donald Trump."
Blow's lyrics cover all the usual topics: Blue Lives Matter, Let's Go Brandon, and anti-masker propaganda spews forth from the MC's sound hole with relative ease. But my favorite video is also his latest. It has probably the best four bars in hip-hop:
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They tryna start another plandemic / They tryna start another plandemic / They tryna start another plandemic / They tryna start another plandemic
He makes it sound so easy!
The only problem with the video is that it should have featured the monkeys more.
See for yourself, below: