Twenty-two-year-old artist and producer Surya has just released a new single called Any Given Sunday. It is an R&B track with Lo-fi & Hip-Hop sensibilities utilizing the instrumental track of Beat 5 from Kanye West’s 1997 Unreleased Beat tape. “I was inspired to write these lyrics and melodies as soon as I heard the instrumental. definitely ahead of its time.” For more by Surya, visit irisiver.com
I’ll Explain Later is a sentiment that Nico has fully embodied on his quest to design the world in which he wants to live in, all while undoing the negativity around him. This state of mind is fittingly the name of Nico’s forthcoming album. A year and a half in the making, Nico allowed himself time, space and clarity to write I’ll Explain Later, with the intent and fervor he required.
Raised in Prince George’s County, MD, a predominantly African Raised in Prince Geo American community directly adjacent to Washington, DC, Nico was a witness to the unsightly truths of the economically weakened communities. With many people never expecting to ever find a way out, Nico refused to be complacent and watch the people in his city live a life absent of hope. At age 16, Nico made a commitment to use his talent for poignant writing, in conjunction with the musical brilliance the DM conjunction with the musical brilliance the DMV-area is known for, to go find hope and opportunities to bring back to the communities that shaped him into the man he is today.