Kabwasa is an eclectic hip-hop artist we featured several months back with his track “Is You Is,” a fun jazzy bop. Since then, he’s been thriving ahead, dropping a mini EP Watsonville in January. The two tracks “Watson” and “Ville” pay homage to his hometown Watsonville, Ca. “Ville” is a re-released song for the new fans of Kabwasa. While “Watson” is a newer juiced up track where he shows more love for his city and makes his stance against the gentrification of it clear.
His latest track “In My Head” in a slower paced, soulful track where Kabwasa explores the deeper meaning of his thoughts. He translates them through his song for fans to gain a better understanding of their favorite artist. A euphoric and dreamlike vibe takes over as a deep bass balances out with the melody in Kabwasas’ fervent delivery.
Potentially learning how to cope with some of the nuances that come with new found fame as a rising star. He eludes to some of those things with the hook “television, television, watch me like news” as more people have eyes on what he’s doing day to day.
“In My Head” is one of those relatable tracks because as Kabwasa eludes in the song. No matter how much people say you’re the best, it’s hard to feel like it if you can’t get out of your own head.