UK-based experimental Hip Hop artist Jase Emeka has dropped their most playfully inventive single yet with “The Dream”. It can be hard to find authenticity amongst up and coming artists, but you’d be hard-pressed to find an artist offering as much soulful charisma as Jase.
The Dream kicks off with an extended trippy and hazy instrumental prelude before Jase comes in with his humility-soaked spoken word vocals. Of all the Hip Hop intros I’ve heard as of late, none allowed me to feel as endeared as The Dream did.
When the slow tempo smooth Rap bars kick in, you’re hooked by the lyrical melodies which find perfect synergy with the light, warm and grooving beats. For my sanity’s sake, I’ll definitely be placing The Dream on my playlists and Jase on my radar. If dreamy melodic Hip Hop which oozes soul is your bag, I’d highly recommend that you do the same.
You can check out Jase Emeka’s single The Dream via Spotify.
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Off the heels of their successful 2020 Hip Hop debut, Zenith777 followed-up with a lyrically transfixing feat of Ambient Jazz-laden Hip Hop with the single “Carpe Diem”.
Lockdown may not have been the time to seize the day, but now that it’s coming to an end, Carpe Diem drops resolving reminders to pick your passion back up, dodge the drama and brush off the apathy. 2020 may be messed up. But that’s no reason to put optimism and motivation to one side.
With the contemporary Indie vibe behind Carpe Diem, it’s all too easy to sink into the soundscape and drink in the lyrical wisdom which Zenith777 soulfully offers.
Finding Hip Hop artists who you can easily connect with is often harder than finding a needle in a haystack. After you hit play on Carpe Diem, you’ll see that’s just one of the reasons to put Zenith777 on your radar.
You can check out Zenith777’s track Carpe Diem along with their debut single by heading over to Spotify now.
UK-based Up and coming Hip Hop artist and producer Dozy Boi has recently dropped their sublimely cathartic Chill Hop album “Here”, you might want to prepare your Lo-Fi Chill Hop playlists right about now.
While each single carries an arsenal of ambience, the best introduction to Dozy Boi’s tension-stripping approach to production is the standout single “Reality”.
The only interruption to the soft mellifluous Jazz-soaked beats is a vocal sample which implores you to question your perception of reality. Ordinarily, that would drive me into an existential crisis, but thanks to the absorbingly exotic textures found in Reality, it’s all too easy to succumb to the smooth and comforting vibes.
You can check out Reality along with the rest of Dozy Boi’s debut album which dropped in May 2020 for yourselves by heading over to Spotify now.
American Rapper Yan teamed up with Dutch producer Tim Flair to drop the hazy, dreamy, lyrically ingenious feat of Hip Hop “MOB VILLAIN”.
With subtle nuances of Jazz weaving around the ambiently arrestive Trap beats, MOB VILLAIN organically drips catharsis. And through YAN’s Rap bars, you’ll get to soak up all the soul which was thrown into the melodically blissful mix.
You can check out YAN x TIM FLAIR’s track MOB VILLAIN for yourselves by heading over to YouTube. Your vibe-out playlists will definitely thank you for it.
If it’s your bag, give their channel a follow. MOB VILLAIN is the debut single to be released from YAN x TIM FLAIR’s collaborative EP “Late Nites & Summer Days” which has been produced to freshen up your Summer Hip Hop playlists.
While some artists have felt hindered by the lockdown, up and coming Pop artist IIsaiah Bennett has perceptibly been inspired and put his talent to good use.
After making their debut with “Corona” and following it up with the incredible sophomore release “Right Here”, they’ve dropped yet another blissfully sweet single “Ride with Me”. The resonance within the track allows it to unfold like an aural cuddle. That’s as close to a cuddle as some people are going to get these days.
With rhythmically magnetic nuances of Hip Hop in the Pop mix, Ride with Me will add plenty of high vibe groove to your playlists. The melodic beats may be soft, but there’s little chance you’ll forget the deftly orchestrated hit which you’ll be all too happy to give repeat attention.
You can get IIsaiah Bennett’s single in your own ears by heading over to Spotify now.
For their seminal single This is the Day Atlanta-based up and coming Hip Hop artist dotCom teamed up with Jtuck to create a hypnotically cathartic feat of smooth Trip Hop which is all too easy to sink into.
The ambiently sweet production has an insanely strong magnetic pull which allows you to lock into the transfixing Rap bars and pay careful attention to the wit and wisdom which the lyrics were born from.
This is the Day is a track you hit play on and it allows you to instantly receive gratification. Tension is soon stripped by the ethereally light melodic beats while dotCom and Jtuck verse their succinctly metered poetry leaving you inspired by the insightful introspection.
You can stream and download This is the Day which dropped on May 26th for yourselves by heading over to Bandcamp.
Up and coming Trap artist IamTheRealSir dropped the video to their latest mix “Blue Eyes” on January 23rd. You may want to pay it some attention because Ambient Trap doesn’t often come as tension stripping as this.
Hard-hitting mellow Trap may be fairly rare, yet IamTheRealSir perfectly filled the gap on the airwaves with their intoxicatingly smooth track which will stay with you for long after it has faded out. They may be fresh from their inception, but their style and the ingenuity are equally as fresh. If anyone’s taking notes on how to use vocal reverb and keep the raw human emotion, you’ll want to hit play on Blue Eyes and grab a pen.
You can check out the official music video to IamTheRealSir’s latest single Blue Eyes via YouTube. The animation is just as immersive and artful as the track itself. The combination of the two is practically hypnotic.
If you like your Trap on the softer side, you’ll strike gold with the mellow transcendent vibes which up and coming Hip Hop artist Trooley offers through his mixes.
After making their debut in 2019 with the single “Fake Smile”, he’s proven himself to be a prolific production machine on a mission to soak the airwaves with smooth fluid mixes. Each of their tracks comes with a perceptible ability to ease you into a zen-like state, yet the best introduction to his style is the recently released mix “Slimey” produced by Black Mayo.
The textures in the instrumentals may be light, airy, and ambient, but with an immersive infusion of bass and their softly energetic Rap bars, his tracks find the perfect balance between catharsis and conviction.
You can check out Trooley’s tracks for yourselves by heading over to SoundCloud now.
There aren’t many Hip Hop artists who can leave me enamoured by a prelude. But discernibly, Yung Catboii isn’t an average Hip Hop artist.
Their latest single “LUV ADDICT” is tender, intimate, and thanks to the Indie melodic spacey vibe, it’s bordering on hypnotic.
Archetypal song structures were discarded as Yung Catboii went all-in on the experimentalism for this wavily romantic downtempo offering of urban alchemy produced by FRAXILLE. The end of LUV ADDICT comes without warning – just a sudden disconnect from the concordantly polished mesmerism which you’ve been fed in the two minutes previous. I can’t help but feel that such a harsh ending is typical of the love affairs which inspired Yung Catboii’s Rap bars.
You can check out the official music video to LUV ADDICT for yourselves via YouTube.