Nolan the Ninja vows 'to kick that mumble rap shit to the curb' on 'Numb'

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For the past few years, Detroit emcee and producer Nolan the Ninja has made his garish, poetic cadence (that he spits at a supersonic speed) his trademark flow. Enter his newest single, “Numb” — a slow 808-pounding cut in which Nolan raps just a bit faster than the pace of a normal conversation.

In the video, Nolan walks through downtown Detroit dropping a mixture of couplets and stand-alone bars. “Teachers always told us to annunciate our words/ so we’re going to kick that mumble rap shit to the curb,” he raps.

The video was directed by Nolan and Alec Aretakis.


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Kahn Santori Davison

Kahn Santori Davison is from Detroit, Michigan. He's a husband and father of four and a self-described, "Kid who loves rap music." He's been featured on Hip-Hop Evolution and Hip-Hop Uncovered. He's also a Cave Canem fellow, author of the poetry book Blaze (Willow Books), a recipient of a 2015 Kresge Literary...
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