Isaiah Rashad is a rap artist with a well-defined vision. He set out to spark a buzz around his music, and he finally lives up to the expectation with his groundbreaking new release, "The Sun's Tirade."
Immediately, his work is distinctive for his personal and witty lyrical themes, using powerful wordplay and metaphors, while also clearly referencing issues and topics, much like Kendrick Lamar. "The Sun's Tirade" is saturated, gritty and in your face, but also melodic and extremely direct, creating a bridge between the credibility of old school hip-hop and the accessibility and appeal of the modern scene. With outstanding production values and classy delivery, the Tennessee rapper defied all expectation and ignited his music with a special dose of attitude. Rashad's most distinctive feature is the very nature of his lyrical flow, which is chill and soothing, but also powerful, punchy and aggressive. His versatile and elegant delivery is the star under the spotlight, which work's really well in the settings of an understated and direct production aesthetic.