Having recently collaborated with singer - songwriter Marianne, up and coming Hip Hop wunderkid Axel Brizzy returns to the fray in a smooth R&B laden pop track ‘TIME’, a song that grapples with the struggles of heartbreak between two people in a failing relationship and their plea to see if ‘TIME” will heal all wounds. Bringing along newly minted artiste / producer, 'J.SON', popular Alt R&B aficionado, 'Of Methodist' and pop singer-songwriter, ABBEY - It is an anomaly that one track involves that many different personalities. No stranger to collaborations, Axel Brizzy recounts the process of putting the song together.
“This track will be the first ever that J.SON and I got together and built from scratch. We felt getting Of Methodist on it was perfect because of the story and vibe we had in mind and ABBEY was the cherry on top for the single. Love hasn’t been a topic that i’ve visited often in my previous releases, and I have a lot to get off my chest when it comes to this. I’m hoping the listeners will relate to the words as much as we did during the writing process.” - Axel Brizzy
Incidentally, ‘TIME’ will also be a first for J.SON to be featured heavily on as the main producer of the track and also as a songwriter. “The song is actually a retelling of my own struggles in my relationship and writing/producing this song served as a kind of catharsis for me. I hope that in listening to this song, people will be reminded that being patient and giving love time to develop is important.” - J.SON.
Lets delve in a little further and introduce you to the artists collaborating on this hot new track;
Of Methodist is a singer-producer and visual artist based in Singapore and Chicago. His debut album is due in 2018. Asian Pop Radio got to speak to the musician on our Jenet and Jay John program around that time, we believe by memory, that it was his first radio interview ever!
New to the original music scene but no stranger to gigging, Abbey, first emerged as the lead vocalist of a local cover band and has been a musician for a over 3 years now. Born and raised in Singapore, Abbey's musical journey started with classical piano when she very young and she has been playing the keys since. Despite her classical background, she is mainly inspired by Hip Hop, R&B, Classic Rock, Pop, Punk and even metal. Abbey’s vocals featured in DJ VINAI’s EDM track “Two Of Us” in 2017.
J.SON is a producer and songwriter from Singapore who creates an array of beats and music influenced by R&B, Hiphop and Pop music. His songs typically feature 808 bass lines with trap-inspired drums over vocal melodies and pluck synthesizers. Not new to the Singapore music scene, J.SON has produced with and for many other top Singaporean acts like Jasmine Sokko & Gentle Bones. We spoke to Jasmine Sokko at the time of her debut too! See below.
Born and raised in Singapore, Axel Brizzy is an up-and-coming rap artist who is finally coming into his own and ready to showcase his versatility through his music. Influenced by the likes of Childish Gambino & Kendrick Lamar to name a few, Axel Brizzy is unafraid to push the boundaries with his craft, as displayed in his single “Trigger Happy” where he blends in heavy electronic and EDM elements into the track. With slower paced numbers like “Live.”, the rapper unveils a more sensitive and mature side, dropping the flamboyant and braggadocio style when he decides to. Not one to miss, Axel Brizzy looks to play fast and loose with genres and further experiment with his sound, making every drop unexpected, surprising and refreshing.