Hytez - Stradivarius

Witty wordplay mixes with feel-good vibes on Hytez’s new mixtape ‘Welcome to Mars’ 


FORT WORTH, TX – There’s more than just mastery of wordplay to the music coming from Southern rapper Hytez. The depth that drips from every lyric is the kind of thought-provoking artistry that only comes around once in a generation. And that adept ability to turn a phrase that makes people ponder is put on full display with his new mixtape “Welcome to Mars.”


Slated to drop across all streaming platforms on his 20th birthday, Sept. 18, “Welcome to Mars” is true to its name in creating an otherworldly experience that takes listeners to an enlightened plane of existence. Inspired by the music of Travis Scott, “Welcome to Mars” features 14 songs that embrace a similar persona that Hytez calls “weird in the best way.” Scott’s musical style has been described as fusion of traditional Hip Hop, lo-fi and ambient – and that’s exactly the kind of sound Hytez creates with this new project.


“I really like that he’s super weird and he doesn’t care,” Hytez said of Travis Scott. “He knows he’s weird and he uses that as part of his persona, and that’s what I’m trying to do with my music. As we were creating this tape, me and the homies took a break and we were just sitting around smoking and I was geeked. I was thinking about the music we were making and how I was feeling at the time, and I said, ‘I’m up on Mars right now. Welcome to Mars.’ It hit me weird and I knew immediately that was the perfect name for the project.” 


The debut single from the project is a song called “Stradivarius.” It’s the first track on the tape, and it’s the perfect display of Hytez’s ability to write lines that have multiple meanings and encourage listeners to think more deeply about what they’re hearing. The hook uses the line “the hoes are pulling at my strings like Stradivarius,” which is a great example of how a seemingly simple line from Hytez actually has a deeper meaning.


“My lyricism is what sets me apart from anyone else out there today,” he said. “If you listen to what I say, in almost every line I’m saying, something is deeper than what you might think on the surface. When I’m serious, I write a lot about depression or bigger issues in the world. When I’m not serious and it’s more lit and upbeat, I like to do a lot of punchlines and make people laugh. But I’m always writing things to make people think more deeply of what I’m talking about. This mixtape is more about the vibes and stuff while a lot of my other music will connect with people in different ways. At the end of the day, I want to let people know that when they feel hopeless, they can turn to my music.” 

To listen to Hytez’s music or to follow him on social media, please visit: 

https://www.instagram.com/hytez_/ 

https://twitter.com/hytez_ 

https://soundcloud.com/nrh_hytez 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEMZmLjQx_rhOGHYjBfijsQ

Views: 12

Reply to This

Best guide to hip hop, soul, reggae concerts & events in San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles & New York City + music, videos, radio and more

Connect

Bookmark and Share

Subscribe to E-Blast

TOP PICKS

Members

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Groups

Latest Activity

Editor's Pick posted discussions
6 minutes ago
Editor's Pick posted discussions
Saturday
TEAM BIGGA RANKIN posted blog posts
Saturday
bosshogg posted discussions
Friday
Editor's Pick posted discussions
Thursday
TEAM BIGGA RANKIN posted blog posts
Thursday
bosshogg posted a discussion

IPN - "Now It's Over"

Singer, DJ, and producer IPN just dropped a hot new single titled “Now It’s Over”. Even though the track has characteristically sad and dark sounds inspired by Linkin Park, Mike Shinoda and Blackbear, it refers to a message of hope. The lyrics aren’t really complicated, since IPN wrote it really fast and it’s not focused on a specific argument, to leave for the listener…See More
Thursday
Profile IconMaricris Demayo, Tiffany and franseno joined True Skool Network
Thursday
Dj Smoke (@PromoMixtapes) posted a discussion

Kunal - Angelic & Devilish

Kunal - Angelic & DevilishLA-based Hip Hop artist Kunal offers eclectic variety of sounds with new singles ‘Angelic & Devilish’ and ‘Feeling Good’LOS ANGELES, CA- Hip Hop artist KUNAL is a burgeoning force on the horizon. He is a product of global influences. Spending his childhood in New York, New Jersey and London – and paired with his Punjabi heritage – there…See More
Wednesday
Editor's Pick posted discussions
Wednesday
TEAM BIGGA RANKIN posted a blog post

Flawless Tha Don ft Mr.380 "Rowdy" Lyric Video | @thefavoriteflaw

The party starting single "Rowdy" by Flawless Tha Don ft Mr. 380 is out and making its rounds on blogs, mixtapes, and playlists everywhere.for those of you looking for a playful and perfect vibe to get lit to, then you've come to the right place. Today we present you the lyrics, we're sure you'll want to rap a long. Click Here to Stream/Support Flawless Tha Don "Rowdy"…See More
Oct 12
ganstamarcus posted a blog post

Top 5 Lima, Ohio Rappers

These Lima, Ohio artist has stepped up to the plate and will leave there musical legacy over the city's rap culture. The Buckeye state has no shortage of celebrities, but these Top Five artist sure stood out among the…See More
Oct 12

© 2020   Created by Ren the Vinyl Archaeologist.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service