OUT TODAY: Slatt Zy Shares Emotional Track, ‘Feel It In My Soul’ + Video

Tennessee rapper SLATT ZY‘s contemplative trap-soul single, ‘Feel It in My Soul’, finds the rising star at his most vulnerable, referencing the struggles and loss that have shaped him. It’s another tantalizing, melodic tidbit from his life following the heart-wrenching ‘Hard To Live.’

Zy, who turned heads throughout 2021 with ‘Lean On’ which has amassed over 1.6 million video views, while ‘Don’t You Fold’ is over the million mark too. Both tracks showcase the young artist’s versatility as he details his deepest lows and celebrates his unlikeliest triumphs.

With critical acclaim from Lyrical Lemonade, EARMILK, HotNewHipHop, and more, Zy has established a reputation as one of the most soulful, and honest MCs in the game. Song by song, he is building a world that’s difficult to face, but even harder to look away from. With singles as tangibly powerful as ‘Feel It in My Soul,’ Zy is one to watch in 2022.

Watch the Marlo Taylor directed video, which is a moving tribute with Zy and his friends bonding over another senseless loss. Zy honours his friend by celebrating his life…

Song of the Day: Lost – Swindle (ft. Loyle Carner, Kojey Radical & JNR Williams

South London native SWANDLE‘s single ‘LOST’, is bright and emotive, offering lush with bubbling brass, funk laden basslines and soaring synths and strings. The track sees Kojey and Carner exchange conversational bars exploring the themes of success and loss, with JNR Williams smooth vocals on chorus duties – “oh they lost themselves in lying”.

‘LOST’ is Swindle’s first solo release since his 2019 critically acclaimed album No More Normal, that was praised widely by the likes Loud & Quiet, The Wire, Q and CLASH, ‘LOST’ was written last Summer as England’s lockdown lifted breathing new life into a community of artists isolated and able to once again collaborate.

An exceptional stalwart of UK music, throughout his career Swindle has released on a plethora of labels from Butterz, to Deep Medi Muzik, to Brownswood, and collaborated with everyone from D Double E, to Ghetts, to Amaarae, to Mahalia, to Celeste and more. A true sonic chameleon, his efforts has been continually praised across the board with champions in the likes of NME, Resident Advisor, FACT, DJ Mag, RedBull, CLASH as well as major support from BBC Radio 1 tastemakers including Annie Mac, Gilles Peterson, Mary Anne Hobbs, Target and Clara Amfo.

Expect more music and news coming from Swindle very soon…but for now, have a listen to ‘LOST’ below…