There’s a sense of artistry to everything about the song – to the musicality, the changing stages, the passion in the vocal, the lyrics. There’s also a level of theatre to the delivery & the second vocal fragments that echo certain ideas.
There’s depth and a little sadness, this song in particular brings together these elements in a captivating way. The more you hear, the more it connects.
He writes to remind himself to act & in doing that he offers the audience a similar feeling – an infectious energy that pushes you to take steps towards your goals.
Twelve tracks & not a single moment is filler or worth skipping over – far from it. I could listen to this three times in the day & not tire of it. It’s been a while since that was the case.
Slim’s performance is easy to like – confident, characterful, partly poetic & partly hardcore. The production is crisp & colourful in a totally new way.
The single fuses soulful RnB with ambient trip hop & conscious rap, which on paper sounds like a lot to take on, but in reality – in this setting – the team have pulled it off with sophistication & style.
The project undoubtedly speaks volumes for the artist behind it, the ideas and the style introduce equal parts character and passion, which should serve him well in the long run.
Nikki Mcknight perfectly encapsulates everything it means to have been raised by a loving mother, even into a life that’s not fraught with excess. Working full time & putting in every hour after you clock out into building a career in music is an entirely relatable & oft-lived reality in the art world.
Every skit & every moment within this project, right down to the structure of each track & the arrangement of the playlist, artistically reflects the days when a hip hop album release meant an entire show for audiences to take home.
Klef Mikaydo, with his lyricism & beats, has concocted a song so incredibly relatable, so incredibly sexy, that you can’t help but feel the urge to roll a blunt & pregame with a house full of beautiful women waiting to dance the night away.
All These Thoughts is a beautifully expressive & musically satisfying album, built by an artist with an inherent ability & connection to the songs that he writes.
Justin Don is a creative who has crafted a uniquely ambient playlist for music fans, bringing together elements of hip hop & dreamlike electronica alike, paving the way for a calming experience that’s as fit for escapism as it is those moments where we desire a little understanding or some humanity.