Bristol’s Blacksmith has gone all out for his newest single, colliding with rap royalty from each side of the Atlantic. “Value Of Love” was produced by New York heavyweight Statik Selektah and encompasses a very uncommon look from UK rap pioneer Skinnyman.
Clearly well-versed in his rap historical past, Blacksmith has made certain to invoke all kinds of basic rap tropes from the canon. Statik’s manufacturing, initially, had a decidedly New York flavour with its twinkling keys and punchy, increase bap drums. In the meantime, Blacksmith and Skinnyman’s tough-talking trade is usually UK hip-hop, however they combine in fairly a little bit of aware rhyming as they swap traces in regards to the sacrifices and arduous work we endure within the identify of affection, each romantic and in any other case.
Talking in better element about that, Blacksmith explains: “Value Of Love as a track talks in regards to the quantity of labor that goes into making an attempt to make something you like or are obsessed with work, even when it feels prefer it gained’t. Whether or not that be chasing goals and all of the uncertainty that comes with the highs and low, to engaged on relationships with others and even inner work with your self—what are you prepared to do to dwell the life you’d love?”
Forward of the observe’s official launch tomorrow, September 23, hit play on “Value Of Love” under.