Young Zee Is The Shit

Young  Zee, of the Outsidaz, is one of the weirdest rhymers ever.  Legend has it that he had a big influence on Eminem in the transition away from Infinite era mechanical rhyming to a looser, assonance heavy, shorter word burst style.  Zee’s style is one of the biggest influences on my rhyme dictionary.  Listening to him confirms to me everything I love about rhyming.

Obvious subtle differences include his end-consonant usage but it’s the same design principles in rhyme structure.  This is my favorite rhyme scheme I think.  It’s the same one Earl Sweatshirt opens with.  Sonically, it’s really versatile and many words in the English language abide to the design structure of the rhyme.

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One thought on “Young Zee Is The Shit

  1. Theorist says:

    What other Young Zee would you recommend? He seems quite critically unpopular so its better to find out from a fan what albums etc are good.

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