The new standard-bearer for melodic southern rap, Rod Wave bares his soul on every track. On his new track, “Fly,” Rod showcases his versatile and silky smooth singing voice, which switches from angelic falsetto to ferocious growls to reflect the emotional trauma and turbulence of his lyrics. Skating atop Drum Dummie’s piano-led production, Rod stresses the […]

Able to switch on a dime from doubletime raps to angelic falsettos to bluesy expressionism, Florida’s Rod Wave is one of the most talented vocalists in rap. Pledging allegiance to his community of St. Petersburg, Rod shares “PTSD,” his new slice-of-life music video. Defined by a plaintive piano melody from producer MacOnDaTrackk, “PTSD” finds Rod […]