Fresh off headlining his second tour in Europe, YONAS delivers an essential message with a monitor that may depart each his haters and his followers going ‘OMG.’
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With a greater than a pinch of Bronx grit and an aggressive supply loud sufficient to wake anybody sleeping on him, “OMG,” the brand new monitor from rapper YONAS dropping right now (Feb. 21), is a not simply his new single. It’s a declaration that this New York City rapper is to not be trifled with. Nor is he to be underestimated. Starting off as a banger that’s going to be all up within the membership this yr (“Woah, shorty drop it like she spilt somethin’ / Started from the bottom then I built somethin’” he raps), the music pulls a 180 three-quarters of the best way via. Suddenly, the tougher-than-leather manufacturing drops out for a poppy beat. Before you may say “Oh My God,” the primary beat returns and all of a sudden, YONAS is your favourite rapper.
“This song is me reminding people not to put me in a box,” YONAS tells HollywoodLife, explaining the change-up that occurs on the monitor. “Just because I make music that has a deeper message buried into infectious pop melodies, doesn’t mean I don’t also appreciate the more provocative and aggressive tone in hip hop. My foundation is built on free-styling at house parties in the projects, and that’ll never subside.”
YONAS could also be your favourite rapper that, as he says to HollywoodLife, has but to have his “major blow-up yet.” Having labored with everybody from Kendrick Lamar to Logic to Schoolboy Q, YONAS has made a reputation for himself throughout platforms – and throughout continents. He’s racked up over 500 million streams and has toured all through the world (he simply returned to the states from his second headlining European tour.) Remarkably, he’s achieved this whereas all on his personal. “I recently realized that this next EP will be the ninth independently released project of my career!” he tells us. “And I nonetheless haven’t had my main blow-up but. When this motion lastly takes off, there’s gonna be so much of music for folks to find, which I believe goes to be an enormous cause for us constructing extra followers and momentum the world over.
“I hope to be an example that even without any major machine or major label behind an artist’s career,” he provides. “We should always put out quality content and build a legacy for that day that one song takes off.” For those that need to hold monitor of YONAS and never miss out when that “major blow-up” occurs, they’ll subscribe to his new YouTube collection.
“I’m starting a new Vlog series called ‘Tour Life’ to help expose a lot of the things I’ve learned on my journey so far,” he says, “to hopefully help up-and-coming artists in some way navigate their own destiny.”