Greenville, Mississippi's Li 9 has come through with a refreshing new release called "Tears Fall in Autumn", accompanied by an evocative new visual. Initially pursuing a career in the NBA before discovering his true passion in music, he has been steadily building a strong catalogue of emotional, engaging hip-hop tracks, releasing his debut album Hood Loner in September. His latest offering"Tears Fall in Autumn" sits among his strongest work yet, captivating us with its personal message and powerful sound.
The instrumental for "Tears Fall in Autumn" is bittersweet and grand, containing bright keys and wistful guitars that ring out over top of a crisp drum line. Beneath, a subtle bass groove locks in the track's rhythm and creates a solid foundation for Li 9's passionate, gripping vocal performance. His verses are sharply crafted, containing smooth flows and deft melodies, along with captivatingly personal lyrics. Accompanied by a refreshingly heartfelt music video that depicts him giving a poignant performance of his song, this is a release that one can keep coming back to again and again.
Li 9 is quickly making a name for himself as an up-and-comer to watch, coming hot off the heels of his strong debut album Hood Loner. Picking up right where he left off, "Tears Fall in Autumn" combines elegant production with a compelling vocal performance to create a truly memorable offering.