Crimson staff writer
Caleb K.P. Gordon
Amidst the clamor of rap’s heavy-hitters, Simz’s homage to the underdog rises to the top and serves as a masterclass for any aspiring (or established) artist on how to turn beats and sounds into a work of art.
A stunning hit by Twitter’s favorite scholar, Noname,“Rainforest” is a powerful exercise in dichotomy: The artist perfectly weaves together her signature bubblegum trap musicality, soft delivery, and cutting lyrics to develop an intimately complex and exciting piece of art.