Rising hip-hop musician Milli Jean drops uber groovy debut single “Different,” a lush combination of slow rhythms and his deep, velvety timbre. A track that’s been carefully crafted to dispel the violent stereotype surrounding grime and drill, “Different,” is intimate and danceable as it leaves us reaching for the replay button.
With an energetic delivery balanced out by mellow instrumentation, the layered track establishes the London-based artist’s personable approach to song writing as he draws from the stories of his own life and around him to form deep connections with listeners. Tapping into a musical style that allows smooth beats to lead and lull us, Jean reveals the earworm sensibilities of drill, encouraging more people to tune into the genre.
Only at the beginning of his career and already working on his next release with renowned producer M1, Milli Jean’s catchy debut sees him a carve a niche for himself within hip-hop, establishing the gentler side of drill music.