Cro ‘Easy’

19 Jan

Today’s post will make this blog just that little bit more diverse, but hey I never said I’d stick to one thing!

Described as the ‘Phantom’ of German rap, Cro has already been likened to several American artists, such as Kid Cudi, B.O.B and most frequently Mac Miller….. and it is easy to see why.

His lyrical content is pretty similar to Mr Miller. Though Cro raps in German, he serves his music with great beats and breaks, a light hearted feel and a healthy dose of confidence. Like Mac he is very young, and chooses rather wisely not to tackle issues beyond his 19 years on earth.

Easy is a chilled track which seems to use a sample and sees him singing on the chorus. The video has a nice fun vibe to it, though you will notice that he isn’t in it. Well I did say he was known as a phantom and this is why. He never reveals his face, performing with masks, not appearing in his own videos and never showing his face on packshots means his identity is truly a mystery. Though I’m sure his elusiveness all helps feed his persona and set him out as the new uber cool kid in the German music scene. People are calling him the future of German rap and I have to say, I definitely agree!

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19 Responses to “Cro ‘Easy’”

  1. tobi January 20, 2012 at 10:54 pm #

    yes, usually germans arent cool, but he does it !

    • JayJay January 21, 2012 at 12:34 am #

      do you know kool savas?
      he is the real king of german rap… listen to it and you well hear it!

      • akanablog January 21, 2012 at 1:06 pm #

        Hi Jay Jay, I haven’t heard of Kool Savas but I will definitely check him out! If you see a review on it, know that you inspired it : )

  2. birdman January 20, 2012 at 11:01 pm #

    you mean 22 years, right?

    • Viech :D January 21, 2012 at 7:40 am #

      Cro is 19 years old. 🙂

      Why 22?

    • Alv January 21, 2012 at 10:05 am #

      no, he’s 19.

  3. derby January 20, 2012 at 11:19 pm #

    @tobi: usually germans arent cool? have u ever talked to one? bro come over and u’ll love it here in good old G

  4. elo January 20, 2012 at 11:27 pm #

    Sry but the future of german rap is called F.R 😉

    • Wake January 28, 2012 at 1:19 pm #

      F.R sucks dude. Cro is the Future of german rap

  5. laraa January 20, 2012 at 11:55 pm #

    whoopwhooop cro rocks!

  6. EPSaX January 21, 2012 at 12:16 am #

    cro’s rap is not like mac miller it isn’t that “i like weed”-rap it’s simply made for chllin or for a good mood.
    cro is in my opinion a rapper who hyped because he’s the guy in the german rap genre we needed and now he’s quite fame and i hope he won’t become commercial or something he should do his music as he want and we will love him for this

    • EPSaX January 21, 2012 at 12:17 am #

      sorry cros not cro’s 🙂

  7. schokiliebe January 21, 2012 at 1:31 am #

    usually germans aren’t cool? have you ever heard about casper? 🙂 but cro is really good!!

  8. he3a January 22, 2012 at 8:36 am #

    germans aren’t cool ? listen to prinz pi, casper, samy deluxe, kool savas, CRO
    have you ever heard to that kind of rap ? fu and have a nice day

  9. Anna January 22, 2012 at 11:48 pm #

    who said germans aren´t cool. dump*

  10. Uli January 22, 2012 at 11:52 pm #

    King of Rap ==> KKS ==> King Kool Savas…

  11. ixsde January 24, 2012 at 6:49 pm #

    savas sucks!
    usually i do not listen to german rap but CRO is much better than this savas guy

  12. kristina January 24, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    casper, cro, prinz pi, marteria, maeckes, jaw… they are the future ❤

  13. Mariana♥ January 31, 2012 at 2:23 pm #

    cro ♥ i love that indie-mindie rap. haha

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