This is your anthem, his anthem – whoever needs it. As boasted in the lyrics themselves – it’s safe to say he’s raising the bar.
Riding the beat like a pro, Ohio’s J.Drive showcases a Nelly-style rhythm and personality throughout the strong flow, melody and energy of an easily likable All I Need.
Breathing is superb, a classic hip hop banger with a nostalgic crackle of a finish and a general sense of togetherness to the whole arrangement and recording.
The song offers an underlying sentiment that seems fairly inspiring and of depth – the poetic references intertwine with the inclusion of ‘you’, inviting the listener to consider these ideas, these instances of advice, and to feel the embrace of the music as its weight and intensity fills the room.
Tony Beyond has let the creative muse run free with this collection, and this is why it seems so genuine – refreshingly heartfelt yet still in tune with what works and what sounds good or satisfying musically.
There’s plenty more to hear and realise than a single listen can really allow most of us. An impressive and genuinely original project.
We are living in a fargoneworld. Our music in many ways reflects that. We are artists from different social and economic backgrounds coming together to offer music for fans of diverse styles of hip hop. We are promoting unity through diversity of all music genres and views of life. Hip Hop is the melting pot.
The song leaves its mark in a strong way. The music is beautiful & the song on the whole speaks volumes for its genuine touch.
The unwavering rap flow featured on this release is incredible – the main take-away from listening & by far the one thing that takes you aback as the music plays out. This is hip hop story-telling at its best.
Battle Scars is a totally smooth & easily recognisable song. It feels fresh, mellow, creative, and it presents audiences with the sound of an artist who knows his intentions & his influences, and drives with individuality regardless – in a subtle but certain way.
The final few moments touch on something darker & of notable depth – a hint of things to come, an artist with something to say; a further dash of realness.
There’s an influx of swagger & power that demands your attention. A passionate, talented, thoughtful artist, and top quality creative production.