TopR – Afterlife of The Party

TopR debuts on SpitFireHipHop with his ‘Afterlife of The Party’ album.

A colossal juggernaut of an MC, who started his career as a Bay-wide battle roamer and homeless teenage graffiti writer (LORDS/CBS/WST/CMA/PCF/FTL) and forged his name as an iconic figure in the Bay Area’s hip hop music history, TopR was a member of the Earthlings rap group that opened for every major-market rap artist that played SF’s Maritime Hall in the late-90s and early-2000s. Known for his legendary freestyle ability and party animal persona, TopR is a larger than life character who writes songs that are equal parts humorous braggadocio and heartfelt musings on the fragile absurdity of the human condition.

Afterlife of The Party showcases TOPR’s stout talents as a seasoned and confidant recording artist (jumping off with the sleeper hit “I Shouldn’t Have Left You” and culminates with the ominous harbinger “Warning Shot”) and highlights a hardcore and outlaw attitude of hip hop music artistry that may have easily been lost and forgotten. He deftly tackles an underlying theme of reluctant maturity; coming to terms with fatherhood, assimilating into an uncertain world, and other realities faced by aging b-boys / scumbag philosophers. Songs like “Cemetery Fence” and “Working Class” offer bleak depictions and drive home the stark realities that are constant for those that chose or are forced to eternally go “against it.” And to quote SF legends Faith No More: what is it? Maaan, what have you fucking got?
On this, his seventh solo studio album, he shares the billing with renowned stalwarts of the Bay Area rap scene such as DJ Quest, Z-Man, Otayo Dubb, DJ Defie, Philo, Ronnie Mac, Smiddy, Eddie K and Luke Sick.

Topr - Afterlife of The Party Album

Yoel Molina Law

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