Juice WRLD is bringing Death Race For Love Down Under. Bandit” is the first collaboration between Juice WRLD and Louisiana rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again. Juice describes his experiences with MDMA and boasts about his relationship with a bad girl” who is a notorious heartbreaker. Meanwhile, YoungBoy discusses his hood origins and marksmanship with weapons.
Even though it’s his most famous work to date, “Lucid Dreams” has been bittersweet for Juice, as the song contains a rework of Sting ‘s 1993 “Shape of My Heart,” and the English bassist owns 85% of the record’s profit-share. The breakup anthem was also snubbed from Grammy consideration, failing to notch Juice WRLD his first nomination.
Richmond Raceway (Richmond) and AEG Presents announce Juice WRLD will take the stage of Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway on Tuesday, May 14 at 7:30 p.m. Juice WRLD will be promoting his new album, A Deathrace for Love, which will be released on March 8.
But I am still asking myself whether Juice is at a more precarious junction than the crossover stars that have preceded him in the past few years—did Post Malone‘s persona and angle ever feel this fundamentally untenable? What happens when Juice WRLD turns twenty-four? One of the most obvious parallels for Juice is XXXTentacion, who, in an equally meteoric rise about a year before Juice, had strung up a sharper, more irretrievably broken strand of pain—and partially did so by creating art that was inextricably linked to his identity as a deeply controversial, at times inhuman, human. X’s brief creative output before his death last June, all tightly-wound and over in what felt like a matter of seconds, was deeply sad in the fleeting moments where it was not deeply disturbing.
I wouldn’t say Juice WRLD’s Milwaukee show Friday justified such an exorbitant ticket price — especially since the 20-year-old was on stage a total of 59 minutes.
Prior to hitting the radar in the music industry, Juice WRLD’s first performed and released music under the name JuiceTheKidd, which was inspired in part by his admiration for Tupac Shakur and his performance in the movie Juice He eventually settled on the name Juice WRLD around 2017.
Bennet is responsible for Juice WRLD’s music videos for both All Girls Are the Same” and Lucid Dreams,” but that does not answer the question of why the Chicago rapper is so popular. After all, there a number of artists who have been featured numerous times on Lyrical Lemonade but have not seen even a fraction of the success as Higgins. Yet, Lyrical Lemonade and the artists it champions is an excellent place to start to find the answer to our question. The most popular video to date on Bennet’s channel is the music video for Lil Xan’s Betrayed.” A similar lo-fi distorted hip-hop production with emotive vocals but with one major caveat-its fixation on the prescription drug Xanax.
Music, well music of note, speaks to larger societal issues and undercurrents, intentionally or not. SoundCloud rap is no different. This generation’s vocal acknowledgment of Xanax and other mood-altering drugs and their forthcoming nature on the matter speaks to these deeper societal issues. It is more than a mere imitation of a trend. Wherein past generations of hip-hop exuded a certain sense of machismo, this generation of rappers reflect their surrounding cultural norms. Outside of the realm of emo, which was an obvious shorthand for emotional music, it was relatively unheard of for artists to speak so openly on issues related to depression, anxiety, and heartbreak in the way they do now. But as we live in a society where it becomes more accepted by the day for men to express their emotional vulnerability openly, those ideas are thusly reflected in the music people create.
Juice WRLD’s rise in the world of music comes from his unique approach to creating hits. The Sound Cloud music scene gives people plenty of quality work, but his versatility is rare. Juice WRLD is an example of the artists coming out of the Chicago scene. His lyrics reflect his background, but he finds fans outside of Chicago rap. “Lucid Dream” gave him his first taste of success, and his album sales show his potential for a long career. Other artists are taking inspiration from Juice WRLD, and the influence is changing Sound Cloud music.
At the start of 2019, Juice WRLD continued his dominance and landed six songs on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of January 19, far surpassing any other artist on the chart. Having recently completed a sold-out headlining tour of North America (and toured Europe and Australia as well), Juice WRLD’s plans for 2019 include making his debut performance at this year’s Coachella.
Although a young kid, Juice WRLD is the same age that controversial Florida rapper XXXTentacion – aka Jahseh Onfroy – was when unknown assailants shot him dead last summer. Juice spoke to him on the phone a couple of times when they were both in ascendance.
Rising artist Juice WRLD, whose hit Lucid Dreams” hit the top of the hip hop and pop charts and launched his career, will perform at 2 p.m. Friday, August 30 on Chevy Court as part of the Chevrolet Music Festival. Concerts on Chevy Court and the Experience Stage are sponsored by Chevrolet and are free with admission to the Fair.
Billboard’s Top New Artist of 2019, JUICE WRLD, today announced he will make a very welcome return this November for his biggest headline Australian tour yet.
Light instrumental touches — the piano on Robbery,” a xylophone underpinning Feeling” — diversify the usual trap hi-hats, and most surprisingly, Juice showcase a relatively diverse palette of styles. On the standout Fast,” Juice’s smoothly lackadaisical flow and whisper-singing transitions to the tropics of Hear Me Calling.” Late in the album, the stellar ON GOD” — essentially a Young Thug song, featuring Juice WRLD — sees Juice trading flows with Thug with an easy and buoyant chemistry. The subsequent 10 Feet,” which strongly resembles a late-in-the-album contemplative Drake track, sees Juice rapping more straight-laced on an atmospheric sample and dense, hard-hitting 808s.
In less than a year, Juice WRLD travelled from unknown Illinois teenager to emo-rap icon who, two nights before we meet, supported Nicki Minaj at London’s 20,000-capacity O2 Arena.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Juice Wrld gained mainstream recognition after the release of the single “Lucid Dreams” in 2018, which peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100; this helped him gain a recording contract with Lil Bibby’s Grade A Productions and Interscope Records. “Lucid Dreams” acted as the second single for his debut studio album Goodbye & Good Riddance, which peaked at number six on the Billboard 200, and was eventually certified platinum. The album enjoyed positive critical reception, and contained four other singles: “All Girls Are the Same”, “Armed and Dangerous”, “Lean wit Me”, “Wasted”, all of which charted on the Hot 100.
The way things are going, Juice WRLD’s music is going to be helping them for years to come. Going to see juice wrld was the best concert I’ve been to, so crazy and so hype. I love it. His performance was amazing.
If you think that Juice Wrld is bitter about Sting banking a reported 85% of the royalties for Lucid Dreams” — his 2018 hit that interpolates the former Police frontman’s 1993 single Shape of My Heart” — think again.
Juice told Billboard that the track was inspired to let those who are suffering from addiction know they’re not alone. “I know a lot of people go through addiction and stuff like that, so this was letting them know that there’s nothing wrong with it and this song can bring them together,” he said.
Juice WRLD gives the audience the hits they want to hear, but he has a creative approach to every concert. Before he takes the stage, Juice WRLD will usually include other performers in his concert. The experience of the music includes stage effects, and he includes the audience in his performance. The concerts often combine music from multiple artists. Although Juice WRLD will give the crowd most of the entertainment, he includes collaborations from his selection. The visual display of the show will often include smoke and lights. Often, Juice WRLD will use songs in concert before releasing them. The concerts give fans a chance to listen to his songs before anyone else.
Born Jarad Higgins, Juice WRLD got his start by shunning major streaming services and building a major following on Soundcloud. Within weeks of the February 2018 premiere of his video for All Girls Are the Same,” he scored a deal with Interscope Records. Soon after the signing, Juice WRLD made his debut with Goodbye & Good Riddance and drew critical acclaim from the likes of the New York Times (who called it one of the year’s most effective hip-hop releases”.) Juice WRLD also completed his sold-out debut headlining tour of North America in 2018 and is set to make his Coachella debut this year.