EP Review: Mum’s House, Philosopher – Otis Mensah

Straight from his mama’s house, OTISH MENSAH knuckle down and crafted what could be described his autobiographical collection, coming in the shape of his latest EP, ‘Mum’s House Philosopher.’

With the help from his brother and producer, The Intern, ‘Mum’s House Philosopher’ sports a smooth boombap/soulful grooves as featured in track, ‘Outside the Cave’. Over the hypnotic arrangements, the North England street poet churns out one-liners that encourages the listener to step back and perhaps view their life and today’s society from a fresh perspective.

Regardless how you perceive this mini collection, it will provide those moments of euphoria. So get your happy on and check it out below:

Must Listens: Buffer Rings, Outside the Cave, Solar Eclipse.

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Song of the Day: Outside The Cave – Otish Mensah

Continuing the streaming hazy productions, NEW LEASE MUSIC regular OTIS MENSAH released track ‘Outside The Cave’, which also boasts a mellow sound of old-school soul.

Although the Sheffield alt-emcee expresses his feelings of entrapment, he holds on to the hope of a brighter future.

‘Outside the Cave’ sets the tone of his latest EP ‘Colours of it all’ out now  – his first release as Poet Laureate

Check out the video below:

New Music Video: Hotline – J Kas

J KAS once again shakes up the streets of Portugal through the video for latest track, ‘Hotline’.

Coming from his EP ‘Dreamlife Summer Jamz’, the latest release see the natives – young and the mature – jamming to the bouncing bassline which works in harmony with trance-like and tropical-esque tones. This Sheffield hip-hop contender brings on pure positive vibes…determined not to take on ‘No L’s’.

‘Hotline’ follows J KAS‘ feel-good EDM banger ‘Vogue’. Check out the video below:

Upcoming Release: Stand Up – Alice Night Circus

Julia Scott, the brainchild behind ALICE’S NIGHT CIRCUS delivers an upcoming piece that’s (personally) totally unexpected and angelically pure…

With the organ leading to explosive soundscapes, boasting gentle pop sensibilities and the guitar providing a soft rock – ish vibe, ‘Stand Up’, showcases the Sheffield singer’s gentile vocal instrumental which – out of nowhere – roars with intense power that is arguably on par with the likes of Florence and The Machine and Carrie Underwood.

‘Stand Up’ will be out from 25th August on all download/streaming sites. Have a listen to this truly stunning single that will send your entire body into shock of excitement….

New Music Video: Solitude – Otis Mensah

OTIS MENSAH has unveiled a brand new black and white video for his latest release ‘Solitude’, the final part of a trilogy of singles including ‘Oh Jane’ and ‘Sanctified’.

The lyrics depict internal battles with mental pressures/anxieties, an addiction to isolation and the silence it leaves for the voice of creativity, driven by the Sheffield spitter’s split-personality/high-octane flow, which glides over hazy grunge melodies with a UK grime feel.

Check it out below: