Our boy Smiler is back! And is ready to light up the scene with not one but two new drops today, it’s officially Smiler Season. Check out the ‘Whoa’ video (directed by Jak FrSH) featuring singer J Warner and download the brand new mixtape – The Coming. Spoilt much?
With behind the scenes snapshots released on MTV and BBC Radio 1Xtra Charlie Sloth’s seal of approval on his show last Thursday with additional support DJ Target, ‘Whoa’ acts as the leading track from the new mixtape and rightly so. Apart from the banger speaking volumes for the captivating rapper, the eccentric video also reveals the direction Smiler aims to take the UK rap scene with his new material.
The Coming is a 12 – track mixtape filled with diverse collaborations from some of the music scenes finest artists; Giggs, Blade Brown and Black The Ripper all splurge their talents on some heavy duty instrumentals. Vocalist Yana contributes elements of pop as Smiler with an incredible version of the late Amy Winehouse hit ‘You Know I’m No Good’. The Coming also includes Smiler’s renditions of Daft Punk’s monster track ‘Get Lucky’ and Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Swimming Pools’.
THE COMING | MIXTAPE | TRACK LIST:
1. The Coming
Last year, we saw Smiler spend most part of the year on the MOBO’s Tour which travelled to eight cities across the UK showcasing some of the freshest talent. He was joined by the likes of; Benny Banks,Lady Leshurr, P Money, Rascals and many more. Fans also saw him support Hackney rapper Professor Green on his tour with Green’s returning the favour by featuring on the banger ‘Top Of The World’.
Smiler will follow the release of The Coming with his next single ‘Brand New Style’ – out on September 9th although Ed Sheeran is not officially credited on the track his vocal and guitar contributions are evident. Not one too shy away from performing, Smiler will be doing the closing day of the Barclaycard British Summer Time festival in London’s Hyde Park on July 14th. We’ll see you there!
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“Whoa” Video: WATCH