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According to Red Bull Music Academy, the subgenre CloudRap was coined by Lil B during an interview in which he pointed to a dreamy poster of a castle floating on a cloud and declared: “That’s the kind of music I want to make.” And make that music he did – churning out Southern-style hip-hop with a kind of “castle in the clouds” ethereal beat and inspiring legions of other rappers to do the same. This genre is proof that if you can dream it, you can be it.

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