“Self Love” is the latest single from up and coming Alt Hip Hop artist Ed Riley who perceptibly has no intention of assimilating former artist’s work in his own. Instead of creating a track with the usual archetypal structures, Self Love is a raw hit of undiluted passion with an experimental flow.
Even with the short duration of Self Love, you’d have to have a soul of stone not to feel anything as you listen to the mesmeric tempo of the track which allows samples of nostalgically vintage Soul to bring the layers of harmony. You’ll also come to appreciate the bass-heavy EDM Hip Hop beats which transform Self Love into a reverberant immersive single.
Review by Amelia Vandergast