06/10/2020: “Limitless” by Sudan Archives

Sudan Archives sounds like a band, but it isn’t. It’s a woman – and a very talented woman at that.

She plays violin, produces and raps, a potent combination when done well.

This one showcases her lyrical ability. It’s very zeitgeist-y, coldly dissecting the contradictions of modern life to a slamming soundtrack of weighty 808 bass and tripped out instruments that I can’t quite place.

The overall effect is a tidal wave of bittersweet, confidence – and it absolutely slaps!

“Limitless” was released on her brilliant album Athena, in 2019. I have no doubt that in 2029, the work she’s doing now will be considered classic…

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