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BACKWORDZ "Be Great" Music Video Introduces The World To "Street Hop Metal"

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BACKWORDZ "Be Great" Music Video Introduces The World To "Street Hop Metal"

We prefer calling it nu-djent

BackWordz is a new group featuring frontman/lyricist Eric July combine the street aesthetic of hip hop with metal riffs. They like to call it street hop/metal but we prefer to refer to this movement as the "nu-djent" movement. Regardless, we think the track is pretty fire. The track will appear on the group's debut album, Veracity on Stay Sick Recordings later this year.

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Here's what the band had to say about the track:

"'Be Great' is a powerful track that represents everything that BackWordz embodies: unfiltered honesty, and liberty. Nearly seven minutes long, it highlights the diversity of the band; it starts as a rowdy and energetic metal/hardcore song, then takes an immediate change into a lyrical, classic hip-hop track that is reminiscent of the old school story telling days of rap. 'Be Great' then springs into more modern rock record before closing in typical, rowdy BackWordz style."

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