Rexxie became a household name last year when he became the bridge connecting different strata in the society with one prominent sound that became essential to a myriad of street anthems and instrumental to artists like Naira Marley’s success. Owning the power behind this ability, Rexxie keys into it this month with his seven-track debut EP, titled Afro Streets.
Marrying the fast-paced drum-driven sound we’ve become very susceptible to and a number of exotic influences scattered across different genres, Rexxie allows his personality to shine through seven tracks with varied motifs that inspire different feelings.
On the introductory track, Rexxie keeps his signature quick drums but surprises his listeners with a traditional flute fusion that justifies the song’s title, Eze Egwu. The following track, Till The Sunset, like the name, suggests is a tropical track infused with airy instruments that afford his listeners the perfect escape into refreshing times. Subsequent tracks, including Opor, Mofoti, and Marlian Riddim, are variations of the street sound we’ve come to associate with the Producer. Sokale, the final track, takes a different tone and narrative from the others, allowing us to see Rexxie and Barry Jhay in a different light.