New Music Critique: Mykii J

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Contact: mykiijmusic@gmail.com

Web: mykiij.com

Seeking: Label, Booking, Film/TV
Style: Hip-Hop, Rap, Pop

Philly born-and-based poet, rapper and producer Mykii J demonstrates his range with a sampling of tracks from Music 4 Mutants. On “Gambit,” the rapper surprises us with a nasally voice, almost a parody of Ice-T. This style becomes his own, as Mykii recites spoken word poetry over sparse dramatic piano. Production is key, as halfway in the song, a major reset employs a sub-synth bass, big booming beats and fast straightforward rapping. “The Kickback” is more uptempo and Mykii J sings, sounding very close to the other Michael J. “Crime Scene” is exciting, a dark R&B bop, with fairly explicit sexual lyrics––his performance embodies a cast of multiple voices and points of view.