ADVERTISEMENT

SpaceGhostPurrp announces retirement as a solo artist

It’s hard to believe folks when they say they will retire, especially if they’re as young as 21 like he is, but SpaceGhostPurrp, the emerging gothic rapper and proudcer from Miami whose probably best known for creating the beat to A\$AP Rocky’s “Pretty Flacko”, has announced on Facebook that he is quitting as a marquee act.

October 12, 2012

It’s hard to believe folks when they say they will retire, especially if they’re as young as 21 like he is, but SpaceGhostPurrp, the emerging gothic rapper and proudcer from Miami whose probably best known for creating the beat to A\$AP Rocky’s “Pretty Flacko”, has announced on Facebook that he is quitting as a marquee act. As he talks about being done however, he promised in the very next sentence that the crew he fronted (or perhaps might still lead), Raider Klan, is “going to take over,” so it seems we won’t hear the last of him at all.

Read more: Soul Culture

UPDATE: In this Complex interview, he clarified his stance, saying that if he feels his audience wants him to stay, he’ll continue rapping, but as of now he hasn’t “been feeling the appreciation.”

posted: October 12th, 2012, 12:13am



Videos

SpaceGhostPurrp, “Bringin Da Phonk”

It’s like ​SpaceGhostPurrp is sampling your codine-fueled nightmares to make his tracks. The lo-fi video is for the uncanny track from SpaceGhost’s mixtape… Watch

Videos

SpaceGhostPurrp, “Been Fweago”

The not-retired Purrp’s distorted vocals and flow is starting to remind me of Ish and Shabazz Palaces, which is not a bad thing at all. Off of his B.M.W. EP… Watch

Videos

SpaceGhostPurrp, “Osiris of the East”

The otherworldly SpaceGhostPurrp keeps the abstract visuals and rhymes coming. New from his newly released album Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp. Watch

Show Recap

Recap: Getting up close and personal with Raz Simone

While touring, rising star Raz Simone pays his hometown a visit for the Capitol Hill Block Party and gets intimate with the townfolk. Read

Videos

Cousin Fik feat. E-40, “Go Ape”

The Sic Wid It Records artists revive the hyphy aesthetic but with a bit more emphasis on the fly than the hyper. Off of Cousin Fik’s mixtape Sickest Nigga Healthy 2. Watch

Videos

Sir Michael Rocks feat. Casey Veggies, Iamsu!, “Bussin”

Mikey tries a more grounded approach, well, not as spaced-out at least, and gets a few Cali-based homies to join his trip. Off of the upcoming BANCO. Watch