STYLE: Hip-Hop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 14624-10375 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD Single ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by David Bain
The first solo release for this new UK talent carries the hallmarks of great potential. Kay-J (Johnny Kamara) is a strong, upfront rapper, branching out from London's hip-hop collective ATG Empire. This single is to get the taste buds watering for the full-length album, due 2007. The lyrics are heartfelt, urging the listener to simply leave behind life's problems and go to a place of peace and fun for all. That's all very nice, but I'm left wanting more content in these words. Unusually, the album will be almost entirely written and produced by Kay-J, worrying me slightly, as this single track is not a real stunner. It's not bad, but it could have gone further. I'm confident that with plans for guest spots and MP3 releases on the web in the run up to the debut, future tunes will exceed this average release.
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