Twista’s Music Has That Mass Appeal Saluting The One That Got Away (Video)
In the mid-2000s, Twista was part of the Joint Chiefs. Not an official group, the team was compromised of Atlantic Records’ star roster (including T.I., Trick Daddy, Fat Joe, and Fabolous). Ironically, none of the five artists are still with Atlantic today, with 3/5 (including Twista) going indie.
Even from his independent perch, the Chicago Hip-Hop pioneer still is capable of making mainstream-minded music, all while chopping out his verses in a way that popular culture rarely gets to experience. Video single “Got Away” honors the ex that shouldn’t be an ex with a narrative video. From upcoming Dark Horse album (August 12), this is Pop-Rap done right, as Tung Twista hardly compromises his awesome verbal style between the power-pop chorus: