On his latest release, “Queens,” Amon pays homage to the women that raised him, all while showing off a deeper and more metaphorical side to his music.
“In casino, gambled all his little money to ashes. A true gamble was leaving his son’s life for the grasses.”
Whereas Amon has normally been straightforward with his music, “Queens” takes a much more abstract approach. He compares his father’s lust to “milk and cookies,” better opportunities to “grasses,” and goes as far as calling his father and his friend's names for not sticking around or holding each other accountable.
“You ain't no dad, you a bitch. You a thot, you a hoe. Your friends ain't hold you accountable? They the same fa sho.”
It's a welcome evolution for the young SD emcee. He has been putting in serious work over the past year churning out consistent music, and he's showing significant signs of improvement. And, with a haunting sample from Sade’s “Your Love is King,” “Queens” could be the best effort the Amon has put out to date.
Give “Queens” a listen above, and be sure to stay locked on EARMILK for more from Amon.