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Konata Small embraces solo mission on ‘Hold Some’

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Konata Small, formerly known as Rhema Soul member K-Nuff, releases the official lyric video for “Hold Some,” the opening track from his forthcoming solo debut, Est. 1997. The project is set to be released on RMG Amplify in partnership with Good City Music.

The audio is now available at online retailers.

You can read more about “Hold Some,” in the press release state meant below.

On the song, Konata opens up about his transition to becoming a solo artist, rapping, “Guess I was a problem now I ain’t / ‘Cause ain’t nobody checking me / Was standing in the middle of my circle / Now I’m standing alone / Man it’s deep.”

Konata admits “Hold Some” was the first song he wrote in studio alone. “Sometimes, God wants us to be alone to get our attention just to show us that we are actually not alone,” he says. “‘Hold Some,’ was written during that type of season.”

Produced by Al Cres, the song buzzes with moog synths and peaks with the energy of a hip hop-inspired, action movie theme score as Konata conveys his commitment to elevate hip hop’s lyrical content.

Konata has released three other singles from Est. 1997, “High Top Fade,” “Numbers” and “O Lawd.” As a member of the acclaimed Christian hip hop trio Rhema Soul, Konata released five albums from 2007 to 2013. Their last three sets, Fingerprints, Red, and Dope Beats, Good News Vol. 2, reached the Top 40 on Billboard’s Top Albums chart.

 

Video: Selah Tha Cor
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