Following upon his early 2018 demo release, The Introduction, the twenty-year-old musician accurately displays his versatility over a course of instrumentals from classic eras in hip-hop starting from 1989 to our current state in hip-hop today. As we accompany him through his lyrical journey, this seventeen-minute track is loaded with quotable lyrics, different impressionable styles and a personal glimpse into the Herndon, Virginia artist. KvnLee aids hip-hop with his newest release, 1Track Mixtape.
Hosted by 1Shot Mike & DJ Ragz, 1Shot Enterprise presents a mixtape that supplies as an introduction into the intellect of the young emcee, KvnLee. The rap artist unloads an arsenal of raw, redefined flows over DJ Ragz clever coherence production. DJ Ragz perfectly intermixes beats beginning with Special Ed’s 1989 track, I Got It Made, Ice Cube’s 1994 track, You Know How We Do It, Jadakiss ft. Styles P. 2001 single, We Gonna Make It, Luniz’s 1995 track, I Got 5 On It, which was later sampled by Meek Mill with his 2013 release of Heaven or Hell featuring Jadakiss and Guordan Banks, French Montana’s 2016 Lock Jaw release featuring Kodak Black, ending with Drake’s 2018 Duppy Freestyle. KvnLee reinvents six nostalgic tracks that unveil his talented ability to cleverly switch flows that greatly transforms these classic instrumentals into erudite discussions of hip-hop. The primal musician’s rap bars are exemplified as a process of thinking. KvnLee exhibits an identification to knowledge by understanding the similes being used and is able to perceive the next comparison, undoubtedly molding it into a metaphor verse after verse. Listeners began to comprehend the skillful intent behind his nimble-fingered writing process with this lyric below:
“You Listen To Lil Pump, I Was Bumping Old Ye/College Drop Out, Not At All/ Man, I’m Trying To Graduate/ I’m Pursuing My Degree, But I Love The 808’s…”
KvnLee utilizes music as a stage where another artist or listener can further identify with his lyrics, building the 1Track Mixtape into the reliably-solid hip-hop project. If you’re a huge fan of classic hip-hop, punchlines, in addition to an alluring cadence, then this mixtape is for you. The 1Track Mixtape is a satisfying, sophisticated piece of work that became endlessly playable as I listened. Check out KvnLee’s debut mixtape, 1Track Mixtape and listen to what good music sounds like. Located on SoundCloud, Spotify, and Youtube.
“Suppose To Elevate, Team Up And Enjoy Life. You’d Rather Sit, Watch Others Shine Then Complain Twice.”
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