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Multi-disciplinary creative Kojey Radical reveals his darker side on “If Only”

07 March 2018, 12:41 | Written by Aaron Powell

Kojey Radical returns with a powerful new single inspired by his personal demons and creative processes.

2017 saw East London rapper Kojey Radical release his critically acclaimed third album In God’s Body and embark on a headline tour, selling out venues as far afield as Australia and South Africa as well as a triumphant hometown show at London’s Village Underground. Now he’s back with single “If Only”, a new offering that marries his trademark unapologetic lyrics with driving beats and intelligent production.

Speaking about the track Kojey said “Despite how easy it is to keep up appearances I struggled with depression heavily last year. I came out the other side more hungry and more passionate because the ability to create and express myself literally saved my life. This year I want to make the most empowering music about my sadness. I want people to not be afraid to feel. I want people to use my music as a safe place and feel energised. Some times being able to speak up can make all the difference"

“If Only” is out now.

Listen to Kojey talking all things mixed martial arts with Jen Long on The Line Of Best Fit’s Talk The Line podcast.

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