Christian Hip-Hop Artist Steven Malcolm Makes his Mark With New Album ‘BOATS’

Yet to hear of the artist? You will soon. Proving to be a force of nature in modern hip-hop and heading towards further mainstream success, the award-winning artist has returned with his most fully-realized, captivating offering to date. 

Christian Hip-Hop Artist Steven Malcolm Makes his Mark With New Album ‘BOATS’

Prepare to dive into an influx of instant hits and slick rhythms, colliding with Malcolm’s unique flow and lyrical messages of faith, perseverance and hope. A collective boasting an influential concept and the harmonious effects of healing, Malcolm has succeeded in crafting a current, unique showcase of Christian hip-hop. Coloured with hit potential, each individual song is carefully constructed, introducing a multi-cultural blend of genres and artistic rap. Reinforced by sublime production, ‘BOATS’ could be crowned Malcolm’s best work to date. 

Steven Malcolm has already solidified his deserving place in the world of hip-hop, sharing lyrical concepts that differ to his musical peers. Yet, this hasn’t stopped the artist from collaborating with an impressive collection of hip-hop giants including Snoop Dogg, Shaggy, Jay Way, R3hab, Childish Major and Plan J. Gathering over 115 million streams and a 11 spot on the Billboard Chart on previous album Tree, Malcolm’s renowned career is set to sky-rocket to new heights with the release of ‘BOATS’. 

‘BOATS’ is experimental and deeply expressive, switching between a soul-stirring range of genres, lyrical concepts, production and stylistic choices. Consistent and achieving an underlying uplifting vibe, this progressive collection of songs can be listened to again and again with new features to be discovered along the way. 

The album conveys different emotive tones, switching from the melodic charm and celebratory essence of hits ‘Nothing Into Something’, ‘Better Days’ and ‘Paper Planes’ to the magnetic, experimental ‘40,’ ‘Truth Story’, ‘10/11’ and ‘Cardio’. The ethereal, vocal-led ‘Enough’ includes a complimentary collaboration from hip-hop artist Anderson Michael. ‘BOATS’ demonstrates Malcolm at his most melodic, which is demonstrated on stripped-back track ‘On God (Interlude.) 

The driving force of the album is Malcolm’s charisma and engaging flow, met with the lyrical inspiration behind its entirety. Renowned for his candid songwriting, Malcolm is drawing from his personal experiences and religious beliefs, which strongly relate to the ongoing themes of hope, ambition and self-belief. Boasting a playful yet impactful offering for his listeners to revel in, Steven Malcolm hopes to push his unique place in the hip-hop world to the next stage. 

Treat your ears to ‘BOATS’ out now via Curb Records.

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Poppy Laine

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