Bob Dylan says he’s a fan of rappers, including Eminem and Wu-Tang Clan

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Bob Dylan He has shared his love for hip-hop artists with others.

The singer-songwriter, aged 81, said The Wall Street Journal He said in a recent interview that he was a fan “anybody with words and language” and that “anybody’s vision is similar to mine” – a group that includes Leonard Cohen and Nick Cave. He said that it also includes rappers Eminem An hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan.

Eminem was mentioned in an interview by “Like a Rolling Stone”, but this isn’t his first mention of Eminem. He expressed distaste for modern songs in an interview two decades ago. TimeAccording to him, “The radio makes horrible sounds.”

The magazine also asked him if he had ever listened to Eminem, who was at the top of charts at the time. However, he did offer some support to the “Without Me” rapper, saying that if controversial things are happening, the man has to be doing something right.

Dylan has changed his tune about Eminem, but it was not in Dylan’s latest. WSJ Interview in which he praises the rapper, Wu-Tang Clan and said that hip-hop artists make “music to the establishment”.

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“Who’s going to write standards for today?” “Who is going to write standards today?” asked the 10-time Grammy Award Winner. “A rap artist?” A rock or hip-hop star? A pop singer, a sample expert, or raver? That’s music for establishment.”

He said, “It is easy listening.” It just parodies real life and goes through the motions. Then it puts on an act. It’s a computer model.

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Dylan revealed his favourite genre of music and told the WSJ, which is a “combination genres” that includes “slow ballads and fast ballads.” [and] Anything that moves.” He stated that music historians would agree that rock and roll is when all the elements are combined. “I would say that this would be my favorite music genre.”

Dylan replied that he is most often “lucky” when he comes across new music. He said, “If I go searching for something, I usually don’t get it.” “In reality, I rarely find it. “I walk into things intuitively, even though I’m not looking for it.”

“Performers and songwriters recommend things to me,” the “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door” singer  continued. “Others I just wake-up and they’re there. Some I’ve seen live.”

The interview is expanded shared to his websiteDylan named Julian Casablancas (lead vocalist of The Strokes) as his name. Metallica, Grace Potter and Oasis’ Liam and Noel Gallagher — “I like them both” — as other artists he likes. “I made special efforts to see Jack White. [White Stripes] Alex Turner [Arctic Monkeys]He continued. “Zach Deputy. I’ve just discovered him recently. He’s like a one-man show. Ed SheeranHe sits down while he plays.

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He also shared “obscure” artists that he enjoys, such as Tiny Hill, Teddy Edwards, and Janis Martin. Janis Martin he called “the female Elvis.”

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