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80purppp continues to re-define his sound with captivating alt-rap single "release! (The Kraken)"

Hailing from Harrow, England, with roots tracing back to Ghana, West Africa, 80purppp emerges as a captivating force in the music industry, seamlessly blending his diverse cultural influences into a tapestry of sonic innovation. His latest single, "The Kraken," represents a bold departure from the conventional, offering listeners a captivating glimpse into his rich heritage and unique perspective.

"The Kraken" is an alternative gem that transcends traditional genre boundaries, delving deep into the realm of musical storytelling. Influenced by a diverse array of musical talents including Mac Miller, XXXtentacion, Sampha, and Drake, 80purppp weaves a narrative that is both deeply personal and universally relatable. Through the metaphor of the Kraken—a legendary creature symbolizing destructive forces—80purppp confronts the complexities of truth and the human tendency to shy away from its uncomfortable realities.

In his own words, 80purppp describes the song as an exploration of how people react when confronted with knowledge they may not want to hear. With "The Kraken," 80purppp invites listeners to embark on a voyage of self-discovery and empowerment. Through soul-stirring melodies and evocative lyrics, he encourages them to confront their own inner demons and emerge stronger and more resilient, and we absolutely love this approach.

Stream "release! (The Kraken)" here:


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