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Cloud rap also known as trillwave  or based music  is a microgenre   of hip hop music. It is typically characterized by its "hazy", lo-fi production. The production of cloud rap music has been described as "hazy", often including "ethereal vocal samples" and the "aesthetics of bedroom electronic producers". Although the term "Cloud rap" has only existed since , lo-fi production in Hip-hop can be traced as far back as underground Memphis Hip-hop from the s.
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Are you an independent LoFi producer? There are some producers who are incredibly creative and can take something that already exists and just do it in a better way. I also like artists who experiment with different genres and push the boundaries of what their sound is.
Remember ? Almost nobody does. It was a long time ago now and, in any case, what were we all so vexed about? Not to be confused with funk — a movement involving men in white suits playing 16th-note rhythms with emphasis on the upstrokes — phonk is an obscure hip-hop splinter cell. Typically, it takes samples from earlys hip-hop and deploys distorting techniques such as chopped and screwed — the song-stretching fad that peaked in — to create a darker, danker sound. The result sounds not unlike Biggie Smalls floating in miso soup. With a rudimentary interface that keeps the overs at bay, SoundCloud has long been the go-to portal for Generation Z. And, for a generation younger than Google, phonk ticks a lot of boxes.