Meet Ali.GOOD, a 23-year old rapper from Detroit who takes inspiration from the golden age of hip-hop and veterans in the game like Ice Cube. Such appreciation for the art form is apparent on his new track, “Good Food.” While this isn’t a trap anthem or a party banger, “Good Food” still resonates with the listener and makes you feel something. The track is a Kendrick-esque approach to try and tackle some heavier issues such as the economy, race, and religion.
All I need is good food and minerals
Leaving no stone unturned, Ali’s flow is filled with hard hitting punch lines and mesmerizing rhymes about today’s society. A classic boom-bap beat with a few twists, this is the type of music that gets your head nodding and your mind thinking. There’s never a moment of boredom on “Good Food” as Ali grabs your attention from the get go.
It’s refreshing to see an up and comer use his voice to touch on some bigger issues, which just adds to the rapidly growing voice rap now has. Take a listen to “Good Food” below and let us know what you think in the comments section.