“All I Know” is a standout from the EP, epitomizing Alpoko’s…

“All I Know” is a standout from the EP, epitomizing Alpoko’s sound with its mournful, low-key backdrop and containing raw, heartfelt rhymes about a threadbare existence in the South. “I dip my pen in plasma/write my rhyme in blood,” he raps, his gruff voice negating the sentimentality of his reflections on his everyday existence and his stark speculation about life after death. He sounds like a modern-day rap bluesman, combining the mundane and the serious into a powerful existential meditation on life as he knows it.

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