Video of the Week #153: Deyah – Okoposire

Video of the Week #153: Deyah – Okoposire

Today we are revealing Deyah’s video for her upcoming new single, ‘Okoposire’ watch it above. Stark, confessional and swimming with atmospherics that blend old school hip hop and neu soul, ‘Okoposire’ sees Deyah dexterously make peace with isolation, trauma, and heartache.

Cardiff MC,Deyah releases her brand-new Care City EP – out via High Mileage, Low Life on 10th April 2020.

Having previously received praise from notable artists such as Rick Ross, Wiley, JME, Little Simz, Lily Allen, Jessie J, Kojey Radical, Shakka and Bugzy Malone, Deyah’s new Care City EP is an extensive blueprint for a tumultuous few months – the darkest period of her life so far. Passionate and wholeheartedly to the point, it embodies a journey to the murky depths and back again.
 

Few artists are able to replicate the raw, unashamed candour of Berkshire-based rapper, Deyah. A gripping open book, her confessional lyrics are articulate and unapologetically frank. An opposing blend of rousing narration behind lethargic, lo-fi beats, she excavates her deepest insecurities, probing and scrutinising the essence of her innermost vulnerabilities. Unconstrained by self-interest and armed with purposeful integrity, Deyah is free to pursue her own unique vision.”

Following up 2019’s Lover Loner EP, Deyah’snew project, Care City is an extensive blueprint for a tumultuous few months, the darkest period of her life so far. Passionate and wholeheartedly to the point, it embodies a journey to the murky depths and back again, her mental state meticulously documented and relayed with brute and asserting honesty. A conceptual masterpiece, Care City searches for light in the eternal gloom.

Released under her previous pseudonym,NoNameDisciple her 2017 project, Therapy Sessions 77 sparked the interest of Linda Serck at BBC Introducing Berkshire as well as DJ Semtex (Capital Xtra) and DJ Target (BBC 1Xtra). Deyah was featured on Etta Bond’s ‘Surface’ Challenge remix with all the proceeds going to the Nordoff Robbinsmusic therapy charity. She was also nominated for the 2019 Welsh Music Prize.

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