South London-based British-Ghanaian rapper Kofi Kente is a man who wears many hats. From writing, producing and mixing his own songs, he is fully hands-on with his career and even taught himself how to play the piano at a young age. His newest release "asthma." is a bravado-laden but insightful track that details his own condition with a tongue-in-cheek approach.
The sombre guitar-driven drill soundscape in this latest release is both punchy and vibrant while his smooth flow is punctuates his carefree demeanor. The well-crafted lyrics weave a sense of playfulness into the heartfelt themes. Kente takes us through his daily struggles from financial instability to lack of opportunities but now things have changed as he has taken the reins of his destiny and is pushing forward regardless.
For those not in the know, Kofi Kente's debut project Phoenix 92 was released in September 2020.