Rarelyalways released his brilliant ‘Baby Buffalo’ EP last October to critical acclaim. Pitchfork praised the Hackney raised jazz musician, producer and vocalist for carving out a niche of his own, whilst Billboard, amongst others, boldly predicted big things on the horizon.
Fast forward 6 months and the recently released ‘Lamenting’ provided further evidence of his distinctive style and flavor. The second single to be taken from his upcoming ‘Manic’ EP, penned for release on June 11 is ‘Hungry. Produced by Hanni El Khatib, grime, trip hop & jazz effortlessly intermingle with his unique, skeletal flow.
"Putting this song together was one of the most challenging moments I’ve had as an artist,” he explains. “If I have to describe it in one word, I’d say it’s unapologetic." Most of the lyrics were written in his final years at secondary school, in the aftermath of the Mark Duggan shooting.