Stepping into the summer with some ceritfied heat, emerging Philadelphia, PA artist Shakur Smalls drops off his latest EP, 5:55, which is now available on all digital streaming platforms. Ironicially enough, the tracklisting includes 5 exlcusive tracks from the abnormally talented creator -- and each record provides a clean example of a one-in-a-million kind of sound. Featuring his bubbling single "30 Rock", 5:55 was also released with the single's official visual to match, garnering over 80,000 streams and counting thus far.
Known to have spent time in several areas throughout his development, Shakur Smalls inspiration simply came from life surrounding him, and the passion evidently exudes through his music. Between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and yonder, the stellar bubbling musician has experienced a lot throughout life, providing the seamless ability to be creative through his own lens -- and importantly, relatable to his listeners.
2022 had been a busy year for the Philadelphia native as is, from expanding his audience a step further with a slew of compelling music, touring with Flo Milli, and even receiving notoriety from platforms like OurGeneration, LyricalLemonade, and more. 2023 is just the next level of "busting down the door" for Shakur Smalls as his discography continues to be discovered throughout the airwaves.
For those new to Shakur Smalls, be sure to stream 5:55 below, here on TalkOfTheTown: