If you didn’t know Blister Jay Pop, then ya’ll “better learn” who he is, right about now. It is quite befitting for the rapper & producer who is renowned for his boom bap sound, to be from the Free State. By then deciding to exhibit his eclectic offering after releasing his debut production entitled the Better Learn (Beat Tape) , is testament of his now “Free State” of mind.
If you didn’t know Blister Jay Pop then ya’ll “better learn” who he is right about now. Blister Jay Pop’s eclectic latest offering is a testament of his ‘free state’ of mind, which is quite befitting as this rapper/producer hails from the province of the Free State. Renowned for his boom bap sound, his current release is a follow-up to his debut production mixtape/album titled Better Learn (Beat Tape).
We spoke to Blister Jay Pop about a variety of things; from how he unusually acquired his name, the diversification of his sound, his influences and plans for the future.
Producer and Rapper; Blister Jay Pop has released his first ever official beat tape, which consists of mainly instrumentals called the Better Learn (Beat Tape).
The tape features appearances from ImproPoe (who was interviewed by us in July of this year) Sell Kat, Indigo Niiio Vike and Cye.
The Qwa Qwa (Free State) native will be interviewed by us in the next year, had this to say to us about his project:
“Better Learn (Beat Tape) is about me getting to know myself better as a music Producer. I have worked on various projects with other artists and I felt that Im at a point where I can let people hear my music, beats. I love listening to instrumentals and I know there are people who enjoy them too. I’ve been releasing single beats so I wanted to give the people a full on Beattape where they can jam beats and freestyle over them. I’m a boombap junkie and majority of the beats on the tape are boombap.
I switched my style up on track 13: Don SWAY. It’s a different style from what people would expect from me. Versatility is important. I’ve learnt so many lessons on this Journey and Knowledge is power.
So you Better Learn.”
Do look out for the interview with Blister Jay Pop in the new year.