Breakout musician and producer BLXCKIE is gearing up to drop his highly anticipated debut album aptly titled B4Now. Not only will BLXCKIE release a sonic album but he is getting fans to join him as he creates a visual story surrounding his upcoming debut album. Building a street cred with his cult-like fanbase, BLXCKIE is a breakout artist who is leading the pack of new wave musicians as an undeniable rapper, vocalist and song producer. BLXCKIE, also known as Somnyama Yena Yedwa, is a Durban-born multi-talented artist who has broken the internet with hit after hit, placing him at the forefront of SA Hip Hop and Trap Soul.
Through his increased popularity, BLXCKIE has established a trajectory for legendary status in his career by featuring on big songs and gaining international appeal through the underground music scene. The young musician is now thrilled to drop his first album B4Now – which is set for release on 21 May 2021. Capturing the essence of being a new wave artist, B4Now is an album that boldly narrates BLXCKIE’s rising music career. It dives into a variety of sounds that continue to establish him as a global artist in the making, and bravely explores the future for BLXCKIE through his multi-dimensional talent as a rapper, producer, singer and songwriter.
“I’m so excited for this album, and it what it means. It’s not just an album that bares all by looking back to brings us to this moment, now – but it calls on every one of my fans to do the same,” said BLXCKIE about his upcoming project.
Building further on what this album means, BLXCKIE has called on fans to join him in creating a visual story for B4Now. Encouraging his followers to build a sense of community, BLXCKIE has asked fans to share their story of where they were #B4Now using pictures and videos. “I put everything I do online, I share my life and I want my fans to share theirs with me. You guys make me, me; and I want to see your #B4Now moments. Let’s create a story together, as a community”
Featuring some of the biggest artists in the game, B4Now drops on 21 May 2021 for all fans across the globe. Be sure to pre-save the album and get the lead single David – which has already received great anticipation and adoration from fans off of performances of the song by the artist. Referencing the life of David from the bible, BLXCKIE cleverly sets the theme out on this career-defining single.