The First Studio project from 19year Old Lyricist/Vocalist; JAKE Hits the internet today, the ‘SMOKESCREEN EP’ boasts quality production from both foreign and Local heavyweights like Grammy Award Winning; Cardiak, Texas-Based producer;Bryan Allen, Nigeria’s own BeatsbyJayy,@Fragonthebeat and Precept. Mixing/Mastering by renowned sound Engineers;Samibond Sunechi and @YLdidit.
Whilst slightly introspective, the project features 4 artistes. Track 4 & 6 features Fast-Rising Conscious Hip-hop artiste; Gedes And Popular Industry hit-maker L.A respectively, the latter making hit songs with Superstars like May-d,Orezi,General Pype to mention a few. Track 7 features up and coming rappers and regular collaborators; Nasalexxo and Teezy.
Smokescreen – is a military plot/strategy aimed at concealing military operations using clouds of smoke. Also serving as a means of Laying an ambush for the opposition, taking them by surprise, a foreshadow(or in this case no shadow at all) of what is to come. In the same vein;this project, according to the rapper, is aimed at concealing/or taking away attention for the meantime, from the amount of progress he has made as an artiste in recent times, while serving as the right template for the next set of Works that will be released soon. But in a weird twist of artistry he calls this ‘Plexiglas’ as pointed out on the Artwork by talented graphics designer e@PrezDezigns.
This is art! Nigerian Hip-hop has a new face and Bright Spot. Stream & Download Smokescreen below and share.