Get A Closer Listen To The Sidewalk Rapper Kanye West Complimented (Audio)

Even Heads immune to daily paparazzi rundowns and celebrity gossip sites seemed to direct some interest to yesterday’s (May 5) video footage of Kanye West listening to a street rapper deliver seemingly-endless bars while ‘Ye walked the New York streets with spouse, Kim Kardashian. Headed home after a long night in the Big Apple, an attentively-listening Mr. West absorbed the bars, before going as far as complimenting the hungry artist who risked a rant by running up on one of music’s biggest superstars Jack The Rapper-style. Well, as the TMZ camera audio interrupted the artist with questions from various snapping paps, Ambrosia For Heads did a lil’ research and wanted to present some of what ‘Ye may have heard…


Believed to be Aaron Howard, the rapper known as Simbaa has a Soundcloud page like so many artists these days. The cuts include some ’90s-minded Horrorcore that nods to both Nine and Earl Sweatshirt, conceptual ode to southern belles, and a necessary freestyle over some vintage MF DOOM heat:

So after this little sampling, if you were Kanye West, what would you have said upon reaching those SoHo glass doors? Does he sound like anybody familiar to you?

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