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Gerald Walker, The Other Half of Letting Go

Coming from the Midwest, Gerald Walker follows in the footsteps of predecessors like Kanye West, Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony and Lupe Fiasco. Straying from the mainstream sound that radio airwaves have become accustomed to, the 24-year-old self-claimed alternative rapper and vocalist turns to acoustic ballads and head-bopping beats to differentiate himself from today’s general rap population. The Windy City residing artist opens his 13-track release with a mellow, Sunday-drive-down-the-coast track titled, “Entrance,” a soft-toned ballad that defines The Other Half of Letting Go. Mixing a smooth, alternative, neo soul sound with production by Cardo, Sledgren, Rosthschild and an old Timbaland beat ("What's So ...

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