Discovery: Tokes

Tokes is a UK hip-hop artist whose spoken word style and eloquent lyrics caught my attention.

By Graeme Smith

His new track Swim For Stars is simply constructed with atmospheric beats and free-flowing verses that never let up. Through an arresting spoken word style, Tokes’s story unfolds, pregnant with emotion and a repressed fury that it impossible to ignore.

Taken from his new EP Water Mountain, Swim For Stars offers a great insight into the world of an artist who has found his voice and has something to say. He has his eyes on a spoken word Grammy and I wouldn’t bet against him for it.

You can check out Swim For Stars below.