It’s been a scorching minute since we’ve heard from Pro Era affiliate Kirk Knight. Beforehand, he introduced Nyck @ Knight again when he dropped “Casamigos Freestyle” with Nyck Warning. Apart from that, it’s been comparatively quiet on his finish, however he’s again. Kirk Knight has simply launched “Walkthru,” a floaty new entice lower full with a shiny music video.
Whereas Knight has saved it extra low-key since his Professional Period days, that point has include inventive growth. Now, he’s ditched the New York flows and old-school lyricism and thrown out the boom-bap (at the very least, for this monitor). As a substitute, the Brooklyn MC goes for a chilly and extra melodic movement to match a psych-inspired entice beat. Even contemplating this shift, Knight has been dedicated to persevering with his and different artists’ legacies in some ways. For instance, he produced the late rapper Chynna’s posthumous single “Burnout,” which is a slower however heavier entice monitor.
Nonetheless, going again to “Walkthru,” Knight brings some sliding synth melodies to the desk à la Travis Scott. Really, there are a number of layers of those synth melodies on high of one another, so there’s some slight variation. In the meantime, the entice drum sample employs numerous completely different fluttering hi-hats. They make the monitor barely unpredictable as they decelerate, fade out, and add some texture to the combination. Most significantly, nearly each component within the combine has some added reverb. Furthermore, it makes the track really feel spacey, distant, and atmospheric.
The identical goes for Knight’s vocal efficiency. As beforehand talked about, the extra melodic flows match snugly with the track’s bounce. It may not be revolutionary from a entice perspective, however to listen to a seasoned spitter swap it up is, on the very least, enjoyable. Moreover, the 27-year-old chooses to echo sure strains and refrains all through his verse. It helps the monitor and provides listeners just a bit extra to latch onto as he goes by his verse.
From a lyrical perspective, there’s not a lot completely different right here than what you’ll discover on different entice cuts. However the identical goes for all of them. Subsequently, Knight hones the movement on this above all, however nonetheless works in some quotables. “Stacking this cash so excessive, I can see heaven for positive,” he proclaims.
For those who rock with Pro Era, don’t let the style swap cease you from checking it out. Yow will discover Kirk Knight’s newest track on SoundCloud and take a look at the music video on YouTube. Additionally, peep some standout strains from “Walkthru” beneath.
I f***ked her on my automobile, don’t love you, please cease stalking me,
Talkin’ good movement, gettin’ high, don’t play the place oppers be,
Calculatin’ off the addy, need the glow without spending a dime,
I ain’t pack a bag after I land a procuring spree