RGM RATING (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)
A hypnotic hip-hop track with a sound that’s out of this world.
Chicago, IL native King $ly is a rapper and songwriter with a unique style that blends carefully crafted lyrics with hazy instrumentals for an unforgettable experience. King $ly doesn’t limit himself when it comes to his sound, allowing him to move seamlessly through various genres. He is also a member of the nationwide CQCX collective and does guest features, in addition to having other artists featured on his work. His latest drop is the EP Moon Landing which opens with the track “Balloons.”
With a laidback yet uplifting sound, “Balloons” manages to keep things mellow with light instrumentals while still having bursts of vibrancy with a smooth sax. Lyrics like “Getting mе off this planet, I need inner peace” and “I need a bag for my bag fo’ I lose it” give us space vibes while reflecting on the neverending grind to earn money. You certainly don’t want to miss King $ly’s latest work, so press play and check out “Balloons” for stellar space references and a catchy chorus that reiterates the need for a “money machine” in cosmic style.
Chicago based writer and creative. Fan of 80’s horror, fancy coffee drinks, and late night drives.