Boyd: Memphis hip-hop is Halloween’s soundtrack

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 30, 2020 4:24 PM CT | Published: October 30, 2020 4:00 AM CT

While the rest of the world bobs for apples, fans of hardcore Memphis rap bob their heads to a collection of artists in the 1990s who built a repertoire around slasher film samples, cartoonish descriptions of grotesque violence and occult imagery. 

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Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd

Jared Boyd is an arts and culture columnist at The Daily Memphian and program manager for WYXR 91.7 FM. His friends call him "Jay B.," and you can, too.


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