Politics & Violence

Dominic Fike - Politics & Violence
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July 9, 2020 / Release Date
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After my first listen, I thought this was a basic track pandering to the masses by it's vague lyricism and lofi aesthetic. About 20 listens later, I can safely say this track is not that. Dominic Fike is not trying to cater to the BLM protests and the current state of the world with this song, it's just a coincidence that the title relates to today's social climate.

The song is simply about passing time, and the fact that things don't change as much as they should (such as corrupt politics and ... read more
LA sucks, at least Dominic Fike thinks so. At first blush Politics & Violence is a celebration of the city until you notice that Fike’s sung-through-the-phone vocals are sarcastic. The Gorillaz-esque production casts a thin veil of cheeriness with its cowbell, rosy keys and simple drum loop until the beat switch strips everything back. Although Fike’s rapping loses the plot a bit his flow is phenomenal. Seamlessly switching multiple times in a single verse Fike shows he more ... read more
Better than his last single and i like this chill production
wayyy better than chicken tenders. pretty chill vibey song probably will be used in teenagers edits. 8/10
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Added on: July 9, 2020