Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Songs of 2012 Countdown: #4 Y.N.RichKids

Posted By on Tue, Dec 25, 2012 at 7:55 AM

Yes, it's the Indy's annual — and highly subjective — countdown of the year's most intriguing, compelling and just plain enjoyable songs. You can pick up our December 26 issue to find the complete story, along with a rundown of local musicians' favorites. In the meantime, here's #4....

4. Y.N.RichKids, “Hot Cheetos and Takis”
“Munchin’ on my Takis like I just don’t care / Then I walked up to your girl and she’s asking me to share.” Who would have thought that the year’s best ensemble rap would be a pre-teen ode to hyper-palatable snack addiction? With its heartfelt chorus (“Snack, snack, snack, CRUNCH”) and a procession of seriously talented grade-school emcees, this was truly a breath of fresh air. The accompanying video is essential viewing; be sure not to miss the dreadlocked kid whose fairly screamed verse makes Mystikal sound like a sleepy-eyed crooner.

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