With the sudden explosive growth of A$AP Rocky's fanbase, it's looking like New York City is finally returning as a hip-hop powerhouse. Cali native Blu hit the scene hard in 2009 with his XXL Freshman selection, and now Manhatten has its own new up-and-coming lyricist who possesses the skill and content necessary to to make it big. ANTHM has been streaking as of late, and the release of his newest collaboration with Blu is nothing short of excellent.
With RJF on the boards, "Polaris" has the steady Manhatten sound, real smooth to say the least, and ANTHM and Blu do their thing on the mic. This is another ode to the struggle of becoming a household name in hip hop, but shines brighter than the rest. ANTHM has an intelligent sounding flow to him, and has lyrical content way above most artists. In comparison to an artist like Ab-Soul, ANTHM's lyrics have a deeper and darker meaning which forces listener to dig into music to really get the message.
"Polaris' will appear on ANTHM's forthcoming Joy & Pain EP, which has been given an early June release date. ANTHM is giving his all for this project and hasn't disappointed yet as he has released two new tracks, in addition to a cool music video for the intro to his EP. Check out those songs which are posted below and get familiar with ANTHM and keep an eye out for his upcoming Joy & Pain EP.