10 Songs, 32 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Rigorously avoiding interviews, Mostack has let his music do the talking. Rightly so: alongside 2016’s Gangster with Banter mixtape, features on J Hus and Tinie Tempah records have cast the North Londoner as one the UK’s sharpest MCs. This mixtape only enhances that reputation, with his low-key delivery rolling out smart wordplay to luminous Afrobeats melodies on “Ussy Ussy” and “I Like It.” Meanwhile, “The Friend,” a disarmingly honest ode to solitude set to woozy acoustic guitars and tablas, underlines his individuality and invention.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Rigorously avoiding interviews, Mostack has let his music do the talking. Rightly so: alongside 2016’s Gangster with Banter mixtape, features on J Hus and Tinie Tempah records have cast the North Londoner as one the UK’s sharpest MCs. This mixtape only enhances that reputation, with his low-key delivery rolling out smart wordplay to luminous Afrobeats melodies on “Ussy Ussy” and “I Like It.” Meanwhile, “The Friend,” a disarmingly honest ode to solitude set to woozy acoustic guitars and tablas, underlines his individuality and invention.

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