The urban glow of South London wouldn’t be the same without its street art graffiti at Croydon town centre. Not to mention, some of its abandoned spaces are aimed at catching the eye of locals and strangers. Today, you can experience a little bit of that through Ultra_eko‘s latest music video for “Phoenix Rising.“ Despite the snowy winter of February, shooting the visuals along with his son on an iPhone was such a fun activity. Like rhymes that come and go, only thought-provoking verses will stay with you. Especially because he spits about the harsh reality of many people.
Nevertheless, I do believe there’s a hopeful element in his lyrics. Indeed, the chorus takes you to see light at the end of the tunnel. Plus, the bombastic beats are in close synchronization with his intense delivery. That being said, there’s so much power with this line: “See the place burn down to the ground and be reborn in the fiery flames like a Phoenix rising, a Phoenix rising”
Whether or not you live in South London, “Phoenix Rising” will resonate with all who listen to it. In essence, it is the lead single from Ultra_eko’s forthcoming album, ‘Revelation.’ After large months of experimenting with different sounds during the lockdown, I’m sure more exciting things are still on the way. Check out his socials for more updates, you won’t regret it.
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Party All Summer Long With “drunk ass home” By cornelius x Muntu
Get ready for the ultimate summer song “drunk ass home” by cornelius x Muntu that invites you to long nights out and cold drinks with friends. Groovy beats combined with Muntu’s nonchalant Rap feel like pure summer!
With his latest release shout, cornelius has reached over 190,000 streams in less than two months to date and is already building a name for himself in the music scene with his debut single on Secret Society/NITRON. Not only the quality of his own music but also his work as a writer and producer for heavyweights like Topic, Fast Boy, or Lil Baby make cornelius an artist you should definitely have on your radar.
For his second release on Secret Society/NITRON, cornelius brings in multi-talented artist Muntu. Muntu is strongly rooted in Hip-Hop, generally active as a singer/rapper and songwriter, and has already achieved several number-1 successes and a gold award. Muntu is from Germany, has Congolese roots, and grew up in Luxembourg. He is the voice of a global, multi-layered, and exciting generation. On drunk ass home, he takes over the vocals with his cheeky Rap parts.
Step Into Your Authenticity With Benjamin Lewis’ Song ”KILL”
Imagine how hard it is for some people to be true to themselves. However, there’s a new song called “KILL” by Benjamin Lewis that’s all about being authentic.
Essentially, a powerful Hip-Hop tune that speaks out against the societal pressures that try to make us all fit into the same mold. With this in mind, the up-and-coming singer urges listeners not to let anyone else tell them who to be.
Besides, this adds some important context to the eye-catching music video as it captures the feeling of being trapped and limited in our actions or decisions. Without a doubt, viewers will notice the entire clip serves as a great metaphor that can be quite relatable in these times.
Versatility is his best letter of presentation, therefore, you can expect different genres of music through each jam. Also, the way he portrays his personal struggles and sensibilities to a creative level is worthy of admiration.
In conclusion, whenever someone tries to tell you what to wear, what to say, and even how to act, let your authenticity be the song you sing out loud and never give up to advocate for diversity.
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You Will Be Blown Away By D$AVAGE’s Unique Wordplay In “Pain”
Louisiana-born rapper D$AVAGE shares a fresh Hip-Hop track titled “Pain.” The song, inspired by real-life experiences, touches on a dark drug world theme that is both introspective and thought-provoking.
“Pain” is straight fire! The sick piano melody, catchy beats, and dope rhymes will get you hooked right from the start. Of course, it’s no surprise it’s already got over 20k streams on Spotify.
In my opinion, I really like how D$AVAGE poured his heart out on this one, taking you on a trip down memory lane and keeping it real with no filter.
With a raw and agile flow, D$AVAGE showcases his ability to craft unique wordplay. Moreover, he doesn’t shy away from the realities of the streets, and instead, embraces them in a way that is relatable.
The highly anticipated ‘007 The Mixtape’ by D$AVAGE features “Pain” as its debut single, making it a crucial jam to check out. Undoubtedly, a tune that can be easily described as meaningful and musically appealing.
Beyond his reflective prose, it seems he seamlessly switches between different tempos and tones, showing his versatility as an artist. And like many of you, I’m also eagerly awaiting his next releases.