Spanian is a Sydney rapper who dresses head to toe in Gant, has ‘f*** pigs, f*** God’ tattooed on his back and once stabbed a rival in the neck with a box-cutter on the same day he was released from jail for ‘ram raids’. The inner-city rapper, who has a small following for his music and a larger fan base for his disturbing ‘hood logic’ rants on Instagram, is a poster boy for the worrying new wave of ‘eshays’ infiltrating Australia’s youth. His inspiration for music came from Kerser and Nter, two artists credited with re-igniting the nation’s rap scene scene and paving the way for bigger artists like Hilltop Hoods and Illy with their brazen ‘lad rap’ style . Their dress code is the same as Spanian – stripey polo shirts from high-end sports labels such as Nautica and Lacoste – and their lyrics paint the struggles of working class Australia from drug abuse to violence and crime. Their style and attitude was brought into the mainstream in 2019 when ‘drill rap’ group OneFour hit the scene, a pack of intimidating but talented Pacific Islander boys from Mount Druitt who rapped about ‘shanks and shivs’. Where eshays – also… Read full this story
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