Video: Detroit rapper Nick Speed drops a boom-bap gem with 'Throw Sum'

click to enlarge Video: Detroit rapper Nick Speed drops a boom-bap gem with 'Throw Sum'

Lately the best place to catch producer and DJ Nick Speed has been on Red Bull Radio and Shade 45 radio shows spinning classic hip-hop mixes. This time the Detroit native has dropped a gem of his own.

“Throw Sum” is a boom-bap track with a vintage Detroit edge to it. Speed reminds everyone he’s a talented lyricist as well with lines like, “I live lawless, I know I’m not flawless/ I know I’m not big as Christopher Wallace.”

The visuals (directed by his sister Lauren Speed) feature Nick writing, in the booth, and in front of several of Detroit’s landmarks. Check out the video below.
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About The Author

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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