Came across Ghostpoet on the UK grime blog Grimedaily, but in truth Ghostpoet is anything but. His introspective, often dark lyrics and minimalist approach to production have put him on a load of radars.
His new album Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam is a mix of depressing recession-chic anthems and at times drunk ramblings. But the no-gun-talk reality of the lyrics and I-don’t-curse-in-my-records nature of Ghostpoet makes him stand out in a genre that is lacking any form of creativity or reality currently.
As a plus, the video for lead-track Survive It is pretty good as well: