Internationally, a lot of hip-hop artists look to America for inspiration. Sometimes it’s not so obvious, but these Korean rappers (and Japanese—the last two rappers in the posse cut are Japanese) don’t hide their sources. They are signed to HI-LITE Records, and judging by the live footage, they’re stars in South Korea. It may sound like a rip-off to some, but these guys pull it off pretty well. Above, it sounds like we have the Korean equivalent of OG Maco’s “U Guessed It.”
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And is this “Karate Chop” by Future?
They might not be the most original, but the fans eat it up:
Props to Jon Tanners, Matt Colwell, and Kazz Laidlaw for the heads up.