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The production here is hot, attention getting right out of the gate. It has a hard knock, a piano like sound at work, and a dramatic feel to it. There is no hook, Signif just spits for the whole two plus minutes. Which is pretty impressive. Not many rappers can successfully pull that off. But our favorite Mid-West/East Coast femcee goes in. Signif has a sharp/rapid delivery, as she spits clever hardcore rhymes with subtle references that relate to the title of the track. Some stand out lines: “Jogging pants on, no sweat. I’m a big enough threat to kill it all before I start it all. And that’s a sure bet. And I don’t give f–k, like free falling. Stop stalling, with hands behind my back, I’m still sparking.” Deep lyrics huh? Definitely a change from the quiet intellectual side of the femcee. But it’s a good change though. Overall, this song is a banger. Certainly not to be slept on. And for those interested, this track comes from Signif’s upcoming EP, Significant Wizdom. She promises it will be available soon, so be sure to check back for the project. It’s shaping up to be something that readers won’t want to miss out on. Want more Signif and can’t wait for the EP? Good news, her new video for her track “Lovely Imperfections” is featured on the side.
This track comes from Signif’s previous project, The Transition. If the project sounds familiar, it’s because it was discussed in Signif’s “Shooting The Breeze” interview, which readers can check out here. This video was directed by Darren Alexander Cole. It features both color and black and white shots. The video centers around Signif walking around the city and an apartment building, as she shares the struggles of her people and speaks on her goals and dreams. The neat thing about this video is the switch. At about the two minute mark, things change over to a shot of Signif writing a sign. Her sign is written on a cardboard box and says, “Will Rap For Food.” Her website is also included at the bottom. She puts the sign next to her on some stairs and proceeds to rap her favorite verse from her earlier mentioned work, The Transition. Her favorite verse comes from a song on the LP called, “Afternoon Jazz.” The video ends with her giving the camera a smile, then picking up her sign and walking off into the night. Very dope acapella scene.
Overall, this was a cool video. Loved the acappella part at the end. I’ve developed a new appreciation for rappers who can do their thing with no music. And I feel like the first half of the video went really well with the track. Mr. Cole did a great editing job on this one. Signif blessed us with some hot material as usual. Check out her website, for even more with the talented femcee.
Want to know one of the best things about Signif? She is originally from Milwaukee and represents without shame. Which is reflected in the interview linked above. And as a member of the Milwaukee Hip-Hop Community myself, I am proud to say she’s one of us.