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Travie McCoy

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June 22, 2010

Gym Class Heroes' Travie (formerly Travis) McCoy invented his own market by mixing emo, hip-hop and tween pop, and on his solo debut he makes good on a life of passing out business cards by pulling in everyone from T-Pain to Colin Munroe. He writes what he knows: money ("Billionaire"), tour-bus nookie ("Superbad [11:34]"), ambition ("The Manual"). His polished croon-rapping is more unctuous than charming, but he gets credit for dreaming of getting rich so he can fix New Orleans and pass out cars like Oprah.

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