Written By: Airielle Lowe Mumble Rap—the earliest recollection of the term for many is a 2016 HOT 97 interview with artist Wiz Khalifa, where the rapper stated the following:  “We call it mumble rap ...it ain’t no disrespect to the little homies but they know wassup.”   Incomprehensible, repetitive lyrics riding the melody of a catchy trap beat is what generally characterizes the new generation that has both brought this genre back to life in the past decade, while steadily rising to fame for performing in it. It’s not necessarily about being lyrical anymore—but more so enjoying music as a form...