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LoFi HipHop

PROBABLY SOMEWHERE IN ITALY — Several sources have recently confirmed that the Heartbroken Radio Girl has failed her exams despite continuously preparing for them since at least 2015. Kupla has studied classical music and jazz, and recently also picked up the clarinet to spice up his chilled tracks, which have been streaming dozens of millions times on Spotify's popular playlists such as "Lo-Fi Beats" and "Chill Lofi Study Beats", et cetera.
The Edinburgh-based producer is the most popular Finn not just in lo-fi hiphop but music in general according to Spotify: he has 2,5 million listeners per month, which is currently about the same amount as Alma, our most visible international pop star, has.

Some are developing more visual-centric sub-brands (e.g. lo-fi label Dust Collectors' new Instagram-friendly visual label” Visualizer ). Others are selling vinyl LPs — an intriguing twist for a genre that's so heavily online; Chillhop , College Music and United Common Records have all hosted successful vinyl-crowdfunding campaigns on the platform Qrates , collectively selling thousands of records.
It's become pervasive enough that the New York Times wrote about it back in 2018 , revealing, among other things, that ChilledCow—whose channel is popular enough that you can see plenty of merch floating around for it online, to say nothing of clever cosplays of Study Girl herself —was run by a 25-year-old Parisian named Dimitri.

The protégé of rap mastermind MF DOOM, Nehru first started making jazz tracks and hip-hop instrumentals at the age of 13. By the age of 16, he released his debut mixtape Nehruvia, which featured production from hip-icons DJ Premier, Madlib, and MF DOOM himself.
The acronym LO-FI, according to its creator Eric Mathews, stands for low fidelity.” This is a type of sound recording that contains technical flaws that make the recording sound differently compared to the live sound being recorded, such as distortion, hum, background noise, or limited frequency response.
Speaking directly to lo-fi hip-hop, two names are almost always given as the godfathers or pioneers of the genre: Japanese DJ and producer Nujabes and American rapper and producer J Dilla. This choice heavily influenced the hip-hop sound of the time. Another ideal feature of lo-fi music is the repetition of simple beats.

When artists spend time picking through samples, aligning up beat tracks, and getting in touch with sound that inspires them, that energy electrifies their work. The company is trying to build a stronger community around the artists whose tracks are featured in the livestreams by organizing Q&A's on Discord and supporting a loyal fanbase.
The feed has been watched hundreds of millions of times and is the most famous of a genre that makes up a large part of YouTube, with a variety of different videos offering their own takes on the format. This bittersweet nostalgia remains a major staple of lo-fi hip-hop today.

To create an alternative musical idea for the intro of the track, locate NS_542_Amb_Pad and tune it to the key of the track by transposing it down two semitones. College Music was generous enough to share some lifetime watch-time and view-duration stats for its vocal lofi ” livestream, which has been active since September 2019 (screenshot below).

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