Melvillous regresa con una imagen visual para Rocket Man

London rapper Melvillous has been nothing short of consistent this year, dropping new content every month, since releasing his debut project, Local, at the end of 2017. Packed with dirty, dark bass lines and cleverly constructed bars, with some seriously wavey hooks, every track has definite replay-ability.

His sophomore project, No Choice content eight tracks, born out of having ‘No choice’ but to make it, and make it big. Through them he speaks on his journey as an independent artist gaining notoriety, while still struggling with the battles of everyday life. He may not have any qualifications, but what he does have is talent and a determination which leaves him ‘no choicebut to succeed in music. This project ought to stamp him firmly on the map, and is definitely my kind of Grime.

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Having been noted previously, for his unapologetic religious beliefs, Melvillous sheds a little more insight into his spirituality on this project, as well as sharing more about his own, personal history with road. By the end we have a deeper understanding of the conflict between the two, and how the battle between walking a clean, hard road, and walking a (seemingly) easier, dirty one, can create a push-pull inside the mind of some of today’s yout, especially with only these two options being available to a large proportion of today’s disenfranchised, working-class generation. We are left in no doubt as to which one Melvillous has decided to tread.

Now he returns to bring us a visual of track No. 5 Rocket Man. The black and white clip shows Melvillous, advancing through what looks like a subway while singing the lyrics. The quality of the production is top drawer, and the entire project is a vibe from front to back. The hooks especially will be stuck in your head for days, and its clear from this whole project, that Melvillous has an abundance of creativity and stacks of potential, we should definitely be hearing more from him.

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Rocket Man starts with a muted bass line and a mission control/space sample, starting very quietly, and slowly building to become louder and clearer, much like a take off, hats off to Komenz for that. The base becomes dirtier and we get a really heavy kick snare pattern, with panned hi hats, and a doubled up vocal on the punchy hook for fullness;

‘Rocket man, rocket man, rocket man, rocket man/Up in space, God’s the plug, I’m the mains, Socket man/Up in space I’m the rocket man, Up in space I’m the rocket man, Up in space I’m the rocket man, Up in space I’m the rocket man/Rocket man, rocket man, rocket man, rocket man/Up in space, God’s the plug, I’m the mains, Socket man‘.

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Here Melvillous gives a nod to his religious beliefs, and describes how has decided to walk a clean path to go clear, how he is going to do right by his bredrin, and that he will no longer do road to get there. This is a place which Melvillous sees as out of this world, hence the title of the track, but he also shares how he nearly got pulled back to the wrong path. We understand that the just path he’s chosen to take, makes him feel as though he has ‘No Choice’ but to make this ting happen, because he wants to make sure everyone eats.

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Melvillous regresa con una imagen visual para Rocket Man
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Melvillous regresa con una imagen visual para Rocket Man
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London rapper Melvillous has been nothing short of consistent this year, dropping new content every month, since releasing his debut project, Local, at the end of 2017. Packed with dirty, dark bass lines and cleverly constructed bars, with some seriously wavey hooks, every track has definite replay-ability.