Kanye West's term for the music of Franz Ferdinand (and possibly like-minded bands). This sound had an influence on him in recording his 2005 album, Late Registration.
"'Diamonds' is kind of white crunk." - Kanye West, referring to his single "Diamonds From Sierra Leone"
A term coined by Kayne West to describe Franz Ferdinand's drum style. Crunk - a mixture of the word crazy and drunk -is a specific type of hip hop music that is similar to dirty south rap or southern rap. Crunk artists include Ludacris, Lil Jon, Ciara and Lil Scrappy.
According to West, white crunk has influenced his new work, especially in his 2005 single 'Diamonds from Sierra Leone' - Diamonds from Sierra Leonne.
'Diamonds' is kind of white crunk.' - Kanye West