Daily Yinz – Shamar – Overcasted

Rapper Shamar recently released the introspective "Overcasted" in support of his new album, Overcast Thoughts. "Overcasted" is one of those straight-talk tracks: no hook, no refrain, just bars, delivered in a relentlessly steady cadence and backed by a misty instrumental. Shamar touches on a lot over the course of the song's three and a half … Continue reading Daily Yinz – Shamar – Overcasted

Daily Yinz-Ramon Yancey x Shamar-Haunting

Pittsburgh's North and South sides unite for the track "Haunting," with rappers Ramon Yancey and Shamar representing the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, respectively. "Haunting" is a gripping display of technical and lyrical chops, both a vivid picture of and a diatribe against a rigged financial system, structural racism, and the effects of gentrification. The instrumental … Continue reading Daily Yinz-Ramon Yancey x Shamar-Haunting