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“Psycho Affection” – Sway Burr


Sway Burr, a trailblazing rapper from Connecticut, brings a distinctive flavor to the hip-hop scene. His vibrant, bounce-driven production sets him apart as one of the most promising artists of the 2020s. Burr’s musical journey traces back to the late 2000s when he would come home from middle school to explore beats and vocals online, creating mashups on the now-defunct Jamglue. Despite the platform’s shutdown in 2010, positive feedback fueled Burr’s passion for music. Inspired by icons like Lil Wayne and Kanye West, Burr, in the early 2010s, filled his notebooks with rhymes as a freshman, captivated by the internet-driven success of artists like Soulja Boy, Gucci Mane, Max B, and Kid Cudi.

Throughout the late 2010s, Burr built an online presence, amassing over 3 million streams on SoundCloud by uploading songs and mashups. His debut album, “Sway’s Universe, Vol. 1: Heartless Mess,” dropped in January 2018, followed by the sequel, “Sway’s Universe, Vol. 2: Darkside,” a year later. In 2020, Burr released two more albums, “Soss” and “Soss 2 (The Story of Stress & Sorrow),” drawing inspiration from Pi’erre Bourne’s production style. The “SOSS” series stands out as Burr’s most recognized work to date, with “Soss 3” being the pinnacle. His latest album, “Sorry for Next Summer,” was released in 2023.

“Psycho Affection” by Sway Burr, released under Burr Mafia, transcends conventional hip-hop boundaries. The track, characterized by alternative hip-hop elements, embraces the subgenres of Cloud Hop and Emo Hip-Hop, enriched with autotune aesthetics. The mood oscillates between dark, moody, and romantic, creating a sonic journey that resonates with the modern zeitgeist. Burr’s collaboration with Burr Mafia showcases his versatility and willingness to explore diverse musical landscapes. The release date of December 22, 2023, marked a new chapter in Sway Burr’s musical evolution.

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