“Blind Spots” is a contemporary Hip-hop / Inspirational / Christian Sample music full of enormous goals and intense intensity levels. Throughout the composition, 440 Smitty works to the best of his ability, beginning with an explicit scene to highlight the direction of his aspirations before bursting into the song’s characteristic heavy rap aura.
Deshaun Smith, a.k.a. “440 Smitty,” is a 19-year-old artist hailing from Elyria, OH, a small town outside of Cleveland.
1 of 7 kids raised up by a single mom, Smitty had to grow up at an early age, a level of maturity that can be felt in his lyrics.
After experiencing tragedy at a young age (his best friend died in a car crash at age 12), he started connecting with his generation’s inspirational, uplifting rap.
Smitty’s message to his fans is clear: whatever you’re going through, there’s always hope and a light at the end of the tunnel. Keep pushing.
Thick beats and atmospheric melodies accompany the outpouring of ideas and personality. You rapidly become acquainted with the tone of his voice and unique style and strategy to rap music and expression.
440 Smitty pours everything into this composition. The single comes complete with creative and numerous musical details that keep things interesting and an overall theatrical level of passion and entertainment that reminds you of the genre’s classic breakthrough tracks from a simpler time.
“Blind Spots” is a standout. The vast and characterful nature of the beat allows the artist’s voice to fly free — hiding behind nothing and never needing to. Following this, things continue to explore new dimensions all the way to the end.
440 Smitty’s instantly recognizable voice and energy and these intelligent, provocative, and clever concepts all return to catapult you right into the heart of the hype. Something new stands out and attracts your attention with each successive listen. Hopefully, there will be much more music as the year progresses.
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