There’s plenty of potential, and the free-style sound, if it’s an accurate representation, is a great way to keep on building those lyrical mountains.
If an artist is ready to take steps away from the underground, these are the things that need to be in place. That truth, that energy, that professionalism.
The heart of the genre is maintained & celebrated, bringing a sense of realness. The sound has certain collective qualities that further the authenticity.
The sound evolves into something familiar, the hook dances around you, the leading vocal presents a confident, more than capable lyricist & performer.
The simplicity works really well, the production has a retro crackle about it that assists in building those classic vibes & the melody hits with impact.
The backdrop is light & uplifting; combined with the explicit honesty & realness of the lyrics this makes for something ready to inspire & motivate.
Their music comes with an atmospheric darkness reminiscent of heavier hip-hop; their performances have the angst & confidence to carry this off effectively.
This call for help, this desperation, directed straight into your heart. The honesty is intense, but the music is smooth & mellow; the contrast is powerful.