CRÈME DE LACRIM
Lacrim, a 29 year old French rapper of Algerian descent, is definitely cream of the crop! He has been blazing up the French charts this year with the songs from his latest mixtape. The 2015 mixtape entitled ‘R.I.P.R.O vol.1’ encapsulates the modern hip hop sounds of 808 instruments and light synths, topped off with the aggression of his raspy vocals.
The rapper has managed to capture the attention of non-French speaking audiences, by doing a collaboration with artist French Montana, who spits lyrics in English as he is featured in the song ‘A.W.A.’ Lacrim has been topping the French charts since 2013, and will continue to create waves.
The small bodied artist has not disappointed in meeting the expectations of a successful hardcore rapper. He found himself on the wrong side of the law for gun, extortion and drug related offenses in 2013, and served a 2 year prison sentence. He is qualified!
His releases are doing well on the internet, having gained over 50 million youtube views since this year. Three favorites. Sablier, Billets en l’air and Voyous ft. Gradur . If you happen to come across any of his latest tracks online, you will find yourself bouncing.