Young Philos is an up and coming Hip-hop artist from Seattle, Washington. The songwriter, rapper and producer has been making music since childhood. Growing up in the church, he had the opportunity to explore his love of rhythm and soul at a young age. Now, the University of Washington graduate uses his creative skills to make beats for singers, rappers and musicians in multiple genres. This year he makes his solo professional recording debut.
“Free the State” is the brand new single from Young Philos, released worldwide to Soundcloud and YouTube on October 10, 2021. The experimental track combines a hard Trap beat with a rich mix of orchestral strings and synths. Classical melodies and arpeggios spin through the mix as the rapper delivers a dark meditation on the state of the world in 2021.
On the track Young Philos rhymes about the effects of the pandemic and the myriad of societal woes that have plagued the headlines over the past two years. He covers social distancing, quarantines and lockdowns while alluding to other topics of socio-political unrest. It is a complex and captivating sound.
Check out “Free the State” below. Follow the links below the video to connect with Young Philos. Get on his socials and get in the loop on all of the music to come from this talented young artist. If you are an artist looking for beats, hit him up on his beat store.