Portland emo-rapper sadeyes has launched his newest EP, molotov, by way of Epitaph Information.
Molotov marks a brand new period for sadeyes, as a pointy departure from his earlier releases and the catalyst to disclose a aspect of his artistry that hasn’t been seen earlier than.
Lead single “dropout” finds him straying from lo-fi beginnings and toeing the road of viral cloud rap and pop, which overflows into the remainder of the undertaking. All through the eight-track EP, he channels artists equivalent to Oliver Francis, Nav, and Drake as he experiments with totally different flows and auto-tuned R ‘n’ B hooks to raise his signature sadboi sentiment.
“As I become older, it’s been simpler to open up and be myself. I used to be actually afraid of displaying everybody that I used to be greater than only a lo-fi artist. I used to be terrified of failure, however the extra I labored on different types of music, the extra snug I felt sharing, after which the sound began to evolve.
“I’m in a brand new chapter in my profession the place I’m starting to tour and evolve. With development comes stress and this tape helped me alleviate that.”
Take a look at “dropout” under, and hearken to the molotov EP here.
Photographs courtesy of sadeyes.