LA-Based, New Jersey raised alternative emcee Voli Contra makes his way to our site with 2 joints from his stash. Blending a solid dose of hip-hop with neo-soul elements, Contra shows a wide range of skills that tap into the human spirit to deliver heartfelt and honest music that we all can rock to.
The first cut we have is the Goldfingz produced “Flow State” that sees him collaborating with rapper/actor Mustafa Shakir. The track has a laidback experimental texture that oozes soul with a cinematic tinge that fits Contra’s versatile melody-laced flow and vibrant performance. The title alludes to a state where individuals need to attain to get past the political and racial climate that seems to be bogging everyone down. Both emcees share thier candid thoughts and coping mechanisms over the smooth alluring backdrop.
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The second track “The Right Side” has a punchy drum arrangement and lush isntrumentation that has a hopeful mood. Contra again dives into real-time issues and proceed to implore the younger generation to take matters into their hands by doing the right thing and be part of the political sphere as much as they can. Far from being preachy, he details it in a very honest and matter-of-factly manner that everyone can latch on to.
Get The Right Side” on Soundcloud.