West coast poet, rapper, and songwriter Propaganda drops the first single off his second Terraform EP The Sky
titled, “2:30.” The track situates Prop back to his poetic roots of poetry and spoken word excellence. Two minutes and thirty seconds embraces multiple cultural-driven definitions throughout the poem. The single is an experience expressed in Prop’s own words, “You ever experience something that was so far above you and was gon’ happen whether you were there or not, yet it felt like the entirety of the cosmos conspired to show something about yourself?”
One of my favorite aspects of it was the horns that dominated the production on the track as I love live instrumentation on hip-hop tracks. Stream “2:30” on Spotify here
Californian by heart, now a resident of Texas, Humble Beast’s Antoine Bradford delivers his debut album to the masses. His two previous EPs released, Dear Struggling Christian
(2018) and Even in the Dark
(2019) were certified soul-driven masterpieces. This 13-track collection is food to the soul, honey to the lips, and a calmness to random anxious interior storms of the heart.
Between 2020-2021, Bradford released five singles off the album pre-release to captivate his fans and leave a lingering soul-filled overtone filling the void up to the debut’s birth. Standout tracks on the project are “Waiting,” “Break of Dawn” featuring Montell Fish, “Rescue” and “How Many Times.” Listeners ears are gifted a variety of soundscapes throughout the album production. Also, beautiful sonics all-around between acoustic guitars, piano keys, an organ, brass and other surprises.
At times, believers need to step away from the politics and motions of atypical cooperate worship music. Soul-driven, heartfelt words from just an acoustic guitar and an authentic vocalist (worshipper) are best prescribed for the emotional onslaught of negativity believers deal with daily. Bradford is sincere with his art; passionate even. His words linger on the tongue and mind for days to follow. The debut album is a success to say the least. Stream Light Will Find You
on Spotify here
1k Pson - "Church Boy"
Georgia’s (Decatur) own 1k Pson returns with only his second single released in 2021. However, he’s a part of 1K FAMO (1K Phew, Chris Elijah, 1k Pson) who have released three singles of their own this year. His production is an assault to the senses; raw syncopation, creative lyricism, and just an overall vibe so rare that its versatility speaks volumes. With 1k Pson’s music, one thing is for sure, you’re not going to be sitting still listening. Your head, arms, something will vigorously be moving to his flow and upbeat production. Artists from the south express their faith, smile, and gratitude vividly, as each is shown throughout the track. Stream “Church Boy” on Spotify here
More CHH & Urban Soul EPs or Albums
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More CHH and Urban Soul Singles
- Two Up Two Down by Aaron Cole
- Unstoppable (Deluxe Edition) by Angie Rose
- Celebrate by Ian Kenville
- The Vault +1 EP by Brea Miles
- Son of Light EP by Prodigyl
- October Baby EP by Tj Carroll
- Murky EP by Terror Firma
- Montell Fish – “Call U Tomorrow”
- Miles Minnick - "Not Your Average"
- Bizzle feat. Musiq Soulchild - "Leave This Place"
- Blessing Offor - "Brighter Days"
- BigBreeze – “No Parties”
- Reece Lache’ – “All That”
- Battz – “Yeshua Freestyle”
- Swaizy – “Heatin’ Up”
- Isreal Perez – “Shore Thing (Freestyle)”
- Christafari x Stefan Otto – “I Won’t Comply”
- Nic D – “Sweet & Sour”
- JUDE. x wow eli – “love you or not”
- KJ Carter – “Til the End”
- Gabby Callwood – “3 a.m.”
- Shem Rivera – “Energy”
- Dedge P x Xay Hill - "God is Good"
- nk4 feat. Miles Minnick – “Look Up”
- Gabe Lost feat. RedTips & 350 – “Sway”
- Nameless Servant – “Sharing Locations Freestyle”
- LEON x 1K Phew - "Believe in Me"
- Sam Purpose – “Never Shaken”
- CalledOutMusic – “Say So”
- Nu Tone x Rio 24k feat. Yohan Yemia – “Your Voice”
- Angeloh – “BIGGAH”
- Hunterdrinkswater – “virtual boy”
- Bartholomew Jones x JustRzd – “Say So”
- YJO x T900 - "My Land"
- Jae Burnz feat. DJLC – “Rearrange”