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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



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SpaceGhostPurrp, “Bringin Da Phonk”

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SpaceGhostPurrp, “Been Fweago”

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SpaceGhostPurrp, “Osiris of the East”

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ArtOfficial, “Two Things”

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