Have you ever heard of Snakehips? If you don’t, stop whatever you’re doing and read this article, because you’ve been missing out on some dope ass music. This London-based production-duo has a musical style that’s very pleasing to the ears, mixing together genres of Hip Hop, R&B, and Electric Dance Music to create a unique sound that sticks to their name. Once you hear the melodic computerized synths and the echoed voice of AZ in the background, you get the feeling that the next few seconds are going to be oddly dope. Recently, the duo recently released their EP Forever Pt II, and to celebrate it’s release, we’re gonna give you five reasons why you should’ve been bumpin’ their music in the first place.
1) You Gotta Love Their Mixes
You can always tell what influences an artist’s sound through their mixes. Whether its an entire hour or only half of it, Snakehips provides a dope set that will keep you looking through their mixes’ tracklist for new music. From self-made remixes to classic R&B cuts, there’s no telling what you will get from this duo’s mixes. Trust us, you’re first play through won’t be the last.
2) Snakehips’ Remix Skills Are A1
Before the duo were dropping actual tracks, they garnered a lot of attention from their enormous catalogue of remixes and edits. With Raury, The Weeknd, Banks, and Mariah Carey as a few names, no one’s track is safe from being remixed from Snakehips. When they add their touch to a song, they give it a really cheerful vibe, sometimes resulting in the new song being dance-worthy.
3) A Snakehips Single Is Like a Rare Gem
Whenever one find out that Snakehips dropped a new single on Soundcloud, it’s one very special moment. The dup rarely releases original content, but when they do, it’s exactly what we want from them. You can see how the different genres merge to create a sound only Snakehips can truly possess.
4) When Artists Collaborate With Them, The Final Product Is Perfect
From The Internet’s lead singer Syd to Canadian rapper Tory Lanez, artists want that unique sound that Snakehips establishes. They have collaborated with several artists, and continue to come out with dope with them, whether they are the main artists or they are featured. Basically, if you see their names show up beside another artist, listen immediately.
5) Their EP Is Finally Out!
For those who have been waiting for Snakehips to release a project, their new EP Forever Pt II is what you need in your life. The project completely showcases the unique sound they have, with a variety of artists to help flow with their creative set of beats. This is also the first project with fresh content from the duo.