Thursday, October 13, 2022

Marlowe - "Light Trip"

Photo by Kevin Titus

L'Orange can do no wrong here at If It's Too Loud..., especially when he's collaborating with Solemn Brigham in their project Marlowe. Their latest single, "Light Trip," has this unexpected futuristic sound. It's reminding me a lot of classic mid-90's hip hop before samples basically turned hip hop into cover songs. It's a weird combination of retro 60's space age cool and classic hip hop, but while still sounding completely modern. Plus, Brigham's flow is one of the most unique ones out in hip hop today. It's like the laid back feel of someone like Snoop Dogg but with the buttery feel of classic Motown singers. Marlowe is one of the more special projects in hip hop currently.

L'Orange says of the upcoming album:

“This album feels like a maturity to who we are as a group. We set out to make something that was big, energetic, fun and explosive and I feel like we did that without losing control. I feel like Solemn and I are the best we’ve ever been.”

You can listen to "Light Trip" below. Marlowe 3 is due out October 28 on Mello Music Group. The album can be pre-ordered here. For more on L'Orange, check out the artist's Instagram. For Solemn Brigham, check him out on Twitter.

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