After the success of their infectiously feel-good first release ‘That Feeling’ from forthcoming collaborative project, Above the Clouds. Producer Phoniks and lyricist Raashan Ahmad had a lot of ears eagerly waiting for more. Today, Aug. 25, was the day those desires were satisfied…
“Wow! So me and Phoniks (@hookedonphoniks) just hit over 102,000 plays for “That Feeling” feat. @slimkid3 on SoundCloud! To celebrate we’re letting another one loose. Check the newness! ‘Touchdown'”
Phoniks once again provides a seamlessly silky, summery backing track that offers the perfect scenery for Raashan’s playful verses and catchy chorus. Having featured heavyweight Pharcyde member Slim Kid 3 in their first release many anticipated how this collaboration would stand up on its own.
Well, if ‘Touchdown’ is anything to go by then the pair are standing pretty fucking tall. Hopefully the rest of their project continues to harmonise Phoniks beautifully modernised boom bap style with Raashan’s cerebral smooth lyricism to produce what could be one very original and innovative collection.
If only briefly quenched by this new release, I alike to many more will soon become thirsty again and hope the next release is the collaborative project in its entirety. But for now well done gents and here’s to getting your care-free summer vibes project to drop before the sunshines through.
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