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Published on February 28th, 2020 | by Guest Editor

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wifisfuneral – idk

The Palm Beach County Native Tries to Clear His Mind on His Latest Loosie

Critical Praise:

XXL Freshman, Class of 2018

“[wifisfuneral] displays an impressive array of verbal acrobatics, showing off masterful breath control and a rapid fire flow.”  – Pitchfork

“He’s synthesized the regionless, borderless world of the internet age from which he takes his name, while lacing it with a narcotically addictive flow and a distinct ear for melody that’s allowed him to develop while others stagnate.” – NOISEY

“The young rapper has a wide range of skills, from agile raps and bass-heavy tracks to dark and moody slow-burners, and his unpredictability is part of his appeal” – Pigeons & Planes

The Video:

Applying his technical rapping expertise to songs about addiction and mental health, wifisfuneral has lived through multiple lifetimes of adversity in his 22 years. Throwing his hands up in response to life’s senseless brutality, wifi shares idk,” his latest single. Created with the help of wifi’s frequent collaborator Cris Dinero, who creates a hyperactive beat to match the track’s paranoid energy, “idk” is a furious and frenzied rundown of wifi’s recent troubles. Wielding a dexterous double-time flow, the Alamo Records signee lashes out at those giving him trouble: “When it’s war, we don’t stop/We gon’ come for your kin.”

“idk” is wifi’s first new song since the release of  EV3RYTHING SUCKS, wifi’s December 2019 EP. A 7-track collection of cerebral rap gems, EV3RYTHING SUCKS is the third installment in the Ethernet series, following 2018’s standout Ethernet Vol. 1 mixtape and last summer’s Ethernet 2 EP. is home to several quality video singles, including the YBN Nahmir-featuring Peace Sign,” the Ratchet Roach co-starring It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane!,” the colorful Split,” the symbolic What You Made Me,” and the ruminative, single-verse All Bones.Featuring production from NVBEEL, GRiMM Doza, and Cxdy (of Internet Money), E3 is available everywhere via Alamo Records.

Earlier this year, wifi teamed up with veteran rock band Buckcherry to update their 2006 hit “Crazy B*tch,” and  Beretta,” his collaboration with rising Florida rhymer $not, racked up over 7 million streams on Spotify.

Buy/Stream EV3RYTHING SUCKS EP: http://smarturl.it/ev3rythingsucks

  1. EV3RYTHING SUCKS EP tracklist:
    1. All Bones
    2. It’s A Bird! It’s a Plane! (feat. Ratchet Roach)
    3. Peace Sign ft. YBN Nahmir
    4. What You Made Me
    5. Split
    6. Slide
    7. Stick

The Background:
22-year-old South Florida rapper wifisfuneral has taken his dark sonics, mature-beyond-his-years lyrics, and trunk rattling bass from the streets of Palm Beach to the world, amassing over 1.7 million monthly listeners on Spotify and over 700,000 followers on various social media platforms. wifisfuneral’s growth has been organic and cult-like, with his fans spreading his music like wildfire with each and every release. With virtually zero promotion other than his social media presence, wifisfuneral’s independent projects Black Heart Revenge (May 27th, 2016) and When Hell Falls (January 27, 2017) reached #69 and #17 on the iTunes hip-hop charts respectively, resulting in a label deal with Alamo and Interscope Records. His major label debut mixtape, Boy Who Cried Wolf, received critical acclaim, with two of the tracks earning placement in the Spotify’s coveted Most Necessary playlist. His latest mixtape, Ethernet, was released in June 2018 via Alamo Records. In 2018, wifisfuneral was officially named to the XXL Freshman List and reached #1 on YouTube’s trending chart. In 2019, wifi headlined two nationwide tours, released two follow-up EPs to Ethernet, and collaborated with Robb Bank$ on the Conn3ct3d project.

Links:

official site | soundcloud | twitter | instagram | tumblr | spotify

Bio, photos, music, and more for wifisfuneral can be found at www.audibletreats.com/wifisfuneral

“idk”: https://soundcloud.com/wifisfuneral/idk-prod-cris-dinero

“All Bones”: https://youtu.be/IHa63es_PyI

“It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane!” ft. Ratchet Roach: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2I02ZG3iqQ

“What You Made Me”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hEn4ZT6QXU

EV3RYTHING SUCKS EP: http://smarturl.it/ev3rythingsucks

“Split”: https://youtu.be/XGiDoQOKtSg

“Peace Sign” ft. YBN Nahmir: http://smarturl.it/wifipeacesign

Ethernet 2https://smarturl.it/ethernet2

“Alone As A Facetat”: https://youtu.be/9t2a0gp5g5E

“run?”: http://smarturl.it/run

Conn3ct3dhttps://soundcloud.com/wifisfuneral/sets/conn3ct3d

Ethernet Soundcloud | Spotify | iTunes


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