Derin Falana - "These Days" (Prod. by Jahmal Gittens) is an Introspective Listen You Gotta Hear

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Brampton, Onatario's Derin Falana is running his own race to an increasingly magnified platform, open to create music off palate alone.

Derin Falana's These Days beautifully pieces together audio journal pages through Jahmal Gittens' wubbzy production, just as Derin intended. Gittens' bedding chords and singular dripping notes has a sound of solitary confidence. Coupling rod connected 808s drive the rubbery drums and bass to a new height in the music, tapped only by his croaky synths. The production sounds are there to clear the proverbial path for Derin Falana. And trust, D. Falana knows which route to take.

Falana's slight vocoder-effected singing/rapping sounds purely from the ballpoint. Vibrato adlibs give the most melodic space I've heard in his songs. Reflective and introspective rapping, coupled with telling lyrics of fan interactions, women, his laryngitis and new attitudes that only assist his career offer an interesting space to submerge yourself in. These Days sounds, but more importantly feels, like a personal update for us doubling as healing for the Brampton artist.

Derin Falana is my 6lack or Bryson Tiller in the sense of auditory emotional gain, fandom and overall view of his talent. These Days is the day to get on game to him. I promise you won't regret it.

Enjoy These Days below.

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