LiL.lycain is an emerging independent hip-hop artist who made his professional solo recording debut in 2020 with a series of singles released on SoundCloud. The Montpelier, Indiana native has dropped 6 experimental emo trap tracks in as many months. As inspiration, he cites pioneers of the genre like Lil Peep, Mac Miller and Juice WRLD.
“Treetop Flexin” is the brand new single from LiL.Lycain, released worldwide via SoundCloud on Christmas Day, December 25, 2022. Built on a hypnotic psychedelic beat, the track is a dark meditation set in a trippy scene. With a mix of self-doubt and braggadocio the rapper lays down a lyrical and melodic freestyle.
Ambient synths and a haunting piano introduce the track. They create an otherworldly and ethereal vibe. Soon the beat drops on a lo-fi downtempo groove and the rapper steps to the mic for a stream-of-consciousness freestyle. He raps and sings about depression, suicidal thoughts and his dedication to the grind.
Check out “Treetop Flexin” below. You can also listen to this song and the rest of LiL.lycain catalog on SoundCloud. Follow his profile and stay in the loop on all of the music to come from this talented young songwriter.