London’s Rarelyalways has always marched to the beat of his own drum. Between last year’s ‘Baby Buffalo’ project and this summer’s Hanni El Khatib-produced follow up ‘Manic’, the rapper’s disregard of convention – his splintered approach, taking the best of garage, grime, funk, trip-hop and making it his own – has made him one of the most enthralling voices in music today.
Now, he’s back with some third-eye introspection on future jazz number, ‘Birds Eye’; sleepy chords and submerged sax courtesy of producer Subculture, provide the tranquilizing background to Rarelyalways’ off-the-cuff, shapeshifting flow.
“I want listeners to focus on the bigger picture and come out of their heads. Hence, ‘Birds Eye’. This is storytelling delivered with a sermon approach.”
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