Pulling in social and personal commentary, Glasgow-based Oyakhire expands on a widescreen musical reach which makes his personality shine through effortlessly.
Its classic hip-hop backdrop gives way to his frank and transparent experiences and observations. The subtle melodic and vocal instrumental samples feel like waves lapping in and out, bringing a fantastic textural dimension to the song.
Whilst this doesn’t bill itself as groundbreaking, it offers a richness and a notable nod to his potential. This may be sonically easy to listen to but its lyrical themes demand respect and continued listening – that’s where his contradictions make him stand out.