New Music: Benny Mails – Aware, The Mixtape


Benny Mails is about to make a difference. The London rapper has demonstrated his supreme ability to bend words and metaphors at will over a number of tracks released throughout his breakout year of 2017, and he has put the icing on the cake by dropping his debut mixtape, Aware.

In it, Mails' music becomes a melting pot for rampant boom-bap hip-hop on tracks like 'Mantra' and smoothed jazz and funk on the laid back Art Daley-assisted 'Senses', while still leaving room for impressive introspection on the title track, featuring Marika Hackman. The mixtape is a journey into his world, and the ultimate message of coming out on the other side, intact and ready to take on any and everything.

Check out Aware, and its accompanying visual, below.

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