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XV, Popular Culture

As he's built his buzz over the last few years with a constant flow of mixtapes, XV has continuously made cultural references in his lyrics, using the trends of our society as a lens to contextualize his own experiences and his surroundings. He further hones in on that approach with his latest free release, Popular Culture. At it's finest points, the project finds Vizzy trekking through deeply personal moments within his own life while swinging swords of sharp similes related to TV and movies. He's uses pop culture metaphors and references to tell his own story. This is channeled best on ...

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