Basil Panagop, a Canadian lo-fi rapper with an undeniable creative flair, has been making waves in the music scene with his compelling fusion of genres and multifaceted talents. Born to Greek parents in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and having lived in London, Glasgow, and now Berlin, Basil has absorbed many cultural influences shaping his musical style. As a writer, producer, artist, and fashion designer, Basil's artistic prowess knows no bounds.
Enter "Plantain," the enchanting new single that precedes BasilPanagop's highly anticipated debut album, 6 AM. This mesmerizing track featuring Feux transports listeners into a dreamy realm of love, effortlessly weaving a poetic and relatable story. Drawing comparisons to the likes of Frank Ocean, Brent Faiyaz, and Brockhampton, "Plantain" is a testament to Basil's ability to create a distinct sonic atmosphere.
The song is a metaphorical masterpiece, depicting love as sweet and satisfying as plantains. The music envelops the listener with its heavenly harp, atmospheric synths, and hypnotic drums. Each element of "Plantain" comes together in perfect harmony, creating a rich tapestry of sound that invites you to lose yourself in Basil's world of melodic rap and poignant lyricism.
Already boasting over 1.8 million streams and garnering praise from Ladygunn, Eat This Music and Tenement TV, Basil Panagop is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with. His captivating live performances at international festivals such as Endless Summer, The Great Western, and Future Echoes have left audiences eager for more of his genre-defying sound.
With "Plantain" setting the stage for Basil Panagop's forthcoming debut album, 6 AM, anticipation is at an all-time high. As Basil continues to push further into the vibes and music, there's no doubt that his name will continue to rise, enchanting listeners and defying expectations every step of the way.
Vibe out to this one today, available on all platforms.