Artist KT 4K is producing his distinctive brand of compelling and authentic hip hop. African born but currently residing in Arkansas, KT seeks to connect with like-minded individuals and fans through his work. Currently self-produced and self-recorded, KT has a number of singles and projects available to stream on SoundCloud, including his recent release Rise Up.
“The popular music today isn’t real music, but toxic hypnosis.” – KT 4K
Though Rise Up takes a minimalistic approach in its production, it remains a powerful and compelling track. Here KT utilizes simple beats and pad-style synths as the primary foundation, creating instrumentation that acts as a simple but effective platform for the lyrics. KT seems to stay away from the use of melodic vocalizations; instead, he relies on his rap alone to impart his messaging. KT tells us he wants to “speak to people with a higher consciousness” through his work, and in this single, he clearly defines what that means to him as an artist. The core messages in this song are clear and concise, urging black unity and speaking out strongly against racism.
For the woke among us looking for like-minded music and artists, this single from KT 4K will resonate with you. Rise Up is a strong introduction to KT’s work, and it sets a high bar for the re-release of his album Album Time that is planned for the future. Stream Rise Up and the rest of KT’s available catalog below.
BELOW: Listen to KT 4K’s single Rise Up and connect with his website and social media platforms. Please support KT by visiting him online, and playing, downloading, and/or purchasing his music, or attending a live show! And, as always, thank you for supporting real music!
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