Crunk Ain’t Dead: Duke Deuce Talks Memphis Rap, The Birthplace of Crunk & Going Viral | Complex News

Duke Deuce is determined. The 29-year-old rapper let the world know ‘Crunk Ain’t Dead’ with his viral single that captured every bit of the essence of the era it paid homage to. But despite that success, Duke Deuce is still chasing more. Complex News’ Pierce Simpson caught up with him in his hometown of Memphis to explore what life is like for the energetic rapper, why Memphis is the true home of ‘Crunk,’ and details on a possible Drake collab.

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31 thoughts on “Crunk Ain’t Dead: Duke Deuce Talks Memphis Rap, The Birthplace of Crunk & Going Viral | Complex News

  1. Every time some bring up Drake it becomes awkward and it seems like they got on crush on him 😭😭😭😭 “it started off in the DM’s” 😭😂😂😂😂

  2. 7:52 is the crunk conversation. He's actually slightly off about this though. Buck was Memphis thing. ATLANTA called this same music crunk..and people thought they were trying to take this from Memphis. So it's buck started in Memphis, CRUNK was Atlanta version of why THEY considered hype music. I'm from GA so I think it's a miscommunication with this. No one was trying to steal from Memphis. Also Buck, is crunk, is bounce (N.O.). Is Miami bass. They all take from each other at the end of the day. Even going back to jazz and gospel etc… Music is a circle ⭕

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