London based rapper Yella Tzairi is back with her second EP ‘Prisoner’. The Camden born and raised artist mixes Hip Hop, RnB and Pop to great effect, fusing contemporary rap with melodic hooks to create catchy tunes with depth and commercial appeal. Working with mental health charity and record label Key Changes, Yella has come through a number of personal issues and found a self confidence which shines on the new EP.
EP opener and title track bursts into life with a sultry mystery guest vocal immediately pulling you in with an expertly crafted hook before Yella’s trademark rapping rolls into the verse. Rapping about the start of a relationship and her feelings, ‘Prisoner’ is an honest journey through the ups and downs of lust.
Elsewhere across the four tracks, ‘Eh Boy’ brings eastern influences with tribal rhythms and samples of Asian instruments mixed with tasteful dispersed guitar playing while ‘Danei Can I’ brings soulful R&B vibes, with funky bass and guest vocals from fellow Key Changes artist Stickz N15. // Continue to the full article