Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina by the way in which of Liberia, West Africa, Reuben Vincent states his declare as a storyteller with steerage from a few of Hip-Hop’s elder statesmen, ninth Surprise and Younger Guru.
By their teaching, Vincent embodies the phrase: Tomorrow belongs to those that put together for it at this time.
His “at this time” began at 13 years of age along with his first encounter with producer ninth Surprise, who was impressed by Vincent’s dedication even in his youth.
Virtually a decade later, ninth Surprise has witnessed the 22 year-old’s progress, which stems from his insatiable persona.
“I do know what my objective is, how I need to assault it and I’m absolutely immersing myself in it,” says the “February thirteenth” rapper.
That progress leads us to Love is Battle the place Vincent’s flexes his lyrical prowess as a warm-up into his ideas and experiences all through his life to date. The album title derives from a myriad of life experiences together with battle with self, marital variations between his Liberian-born mother and father and Liberia’s Civil Battle that affected and displaced majority of the nation’s inhabitants.
“At occasions we’re not given to proper instruments to like correctly,” says the “Bottle “That builds inner wars. We’ve to go to conflict with ourselves to determine how we need to progress. It’s You vs. You.”
His album cowl, the place he gazes into his reflection, reveals a person with quite a lot of questions for each himself and the world. By the tasks conclusion with an outro entitled “Level of View”, Reuben Vincent is decisive concerning the goal of his journey.
“After I look within the mirror, I see a warrior who’s happy with the nice and unhealthy that comes with life,” Vincent says. “I additionally understand issues I used to be looking for had been proper right here in entrance of me the whole time.”
Love Is Battle options cameos from Rapsody, TDE’s Cause, Ant Clemons and extra. Reuben Vincent is ready to make his Dreamville Competition debut on April 2.