Heavy rap vibes with bass-thick production and haunting riffs highlight the subtle grit and energy of MoneyHouse Kev’s sound in a classic yet equally contemporary manner.
Backed by an increasingly well-streamed catalogue of original tracks, MoneyHouse Kev keeps things rooted amidst the origins of the genre – cleanly mixed vocals elevated on disconcerting soundscapes for a captivating outpouring of ideas and scenes.
Tap In leads with storytelling and creative style to introduce things, boasting over 20,000 plays and counting on Spotify, utilising the bare essentials for a two-minute outburst of confidence and fast-paced bars united.
Elsewhere we get a welcomed thread of eclecticism, with trap-style rhythms and melodic hooks lighting up additional sides to the artist.
I Ball follows the vocal styles of the recent scene, blending RnB and dancehall vibes for an alternative hip hop anthem that awakens the room in a completely different way.
That versatility is consistently a strength, particularly when you consider the emotional openness and vulnerability of a track like Checc. Suddenly boldness is not the only guiding light, instead we get depth, connection, honesty that reaches out in a pure and relatable way.
The soundscape meets the passion and integrity of the lyrics and delivery in a brilliantly artistic fashion – further traits of a creative not confined by genre, an artist in this for the expression; a love for the process.
On another note, Couple Thou’ unites all of the above qualities – emotional openness, heavy bass work, vocal clarity, equal parts rap and melody. One more highlight from a continuously impressive, musically immersive collection.
The New York rapper and artist keeps things authentic, purposeful, every step of the way, and the music speaks volumes on behalf of this.