Cake is hard to categorize, but I think I have found a niche to put them in. They are way, way too white to be called rappers or hip-hoppers. But they often indulge in this talky, let's-not-go-to-the-trouble-of-moving-our-voices-up-and-down faux-singing. I hereby categorize them as Rex Harrison-style talk-singers.
Check out the eerie semblance.
I told this joke last night so badly I had to try to redeem it in You-Tube form. I'm not sure it worked.
It was worth a try...