RGM RATING (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)
A mesmerizing hip-hop single that showcases the squid’s unique storytelling style.
Florida-based musician, Jose De Leon (Better known by his stage name “the squid”), is an independent rapper and hip-hop artist with a unique style. Previously, the squid showed off his attention-grabbing and versatile sound with his 2020 album VERTIGO. Now, the rising artist is back with a brand new hip-hop single called “FOCUS.” His latest drop is also connected to his upcoming album that is expected to release in 2022.
With a hypnotic blend of sounds that combine mellow yet catchy beats with melodic vocals, “FOCUS” instantly captures your attention. The well-crafted lyrics deliver plenty of heartfelt moments thanks to the squid’s smooth-flowing style. Overall, the single has a very intimate feel that’s well-matched to its fresh and inspirational sense. If you feel like all hip-hop has started to sound the same, you’ll definitely get a welcome surprise with the squid’s latest release. For a delightful spark of imagination, check out “FOCUS.”
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