CORPSE aka Corpse Husband is the most recent iteration of a popular culture enigma, and with good purpose. Starting his YouTube profession in 2015, he narrated horror tales by way of a voice that’s unmistakable and impossibly deep. CORPSE’s publicity swelled to 1.23M in 2020 on YouTube, nicely earlier than his first musical launch.
“Scorching Demon B!tches Close to U!!!” dropped September seventh of this 12 months at midnight. It racked over three million views on YouTube and over 11 million listens on Spotify, no small feat inside every week. Little doubt the air of secrecy he has garnered- he who has by no means proven his face or revealed his total given name- has solely fueled the wildfire that’s CORPSE.
Regardless of being personally nameless, he already has a stable CV. He performed the low bit hit, ‘Among Us’ for a get-out-the-vote stream final October benefitting the 2020 presidential election, with Home Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ilhan Omar. He has over 900K Twitch followers with out ever having used the platform.
In April of this 12 months CORPSE participated in one other ‘Amongst Us’ stream benefitting Feeding America on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’, With The Roots, YouTube streamers Valyrae, Disguised Toast, and Sykkuno, and actors Noah Scnapp and Gaten Mazzaro from the Netflix present ‘Stranger Issues’; it was a masterful debut to the mainstream.
CORPSE’s lyrics maintain a agency pulse on present tradition. Tracks like, “Cat Ladies Are Ruining My Life!”, and the next “E-GIRLS ARE RUINING MY LIFE!” name two playful cultural subsets with stable overlap. His lyrics reference beloved anime like ‘Loss of life Word’, ‘BERSERK’, and ‘Devilman Crybaby’. The observe and video for ‘agoraphobia’ appear an homage to the ever-present YouTube channel, ‘lofi hip hop radio- beats to calm down/examine to’.
*DAYWALKER- Machine Gun Kelly ft. CORPSE” is the latest energy transfer by this musician, not that he wanted the bump; this socially savvy presence has the know-how to take over our over-ears, and the social zeitgeist. Anybody who can growl, “choke me such as you hate me” in a observe and nonetheless win over a home consultant enjoying video video games? CORPSE is right here to remain.