Yung Screech has outdone himself once again with this latest release “Achilles”. Yung Screech is a talented Songwriter, Recording Artist and Producer from Brooklyn, NY. The atmospheric and dream-like soundscape that unfolds is anything but the expected pathway of hip-hop, it lays a thoughtful foundation upon which the artist’s passionate and captivating rap performance shines beautifully.
The movement of this track is superb, the flow lays on top of the rhythm in a flawless and captivating way – you find yourself as moved by the progression of the lyricism as you do the gradually developing soundscape. The stop and start nature of the mix adds to the creativity, that minimal yet crucial element of structure works wonders for the long term enjoyment of the piece. The switch to the melodic hook furthers this effect, and in between all of this you hang on the emotional truth and loving dedication of the song’s sentiment in a way that seems so authentic and deeply human.
There’s a distinct sense of identity to these songs and this provides the all important thread throughout – the Yung Screech stamp of character and creativity. All the while, the strength of classic hip hop songwriting and musicianship works its magic. Arriving just in time, these newly released tracks have a certain sparkle to them,and they are awesome. There’s a warmth and joy to the sound, it’s always musically full and crisp, and every single track has something melodically effective that stays with you for quite some time.
Yung Screech is a fairly low-key rapper and artist in some ways, never flashy or over the top, offering the simplicity of skillful and passionate creativity, and that’s worth a whole lot. Achilles is incredibly compelling to listen to and conceptually it presents audiences with a whole new side to the rapper and lyricist behind it along with an awesome video. Structurally the creativity continues, the last few moments present a softness, a melodic arena of exhaustion or acceptance or moving on. It adds to the overall emotional and strong journey of the song really well, and furthermore – it leaves listeners with a lasting calm and a strong impression of the music and the identity of the artist.