New Zealand-hailing, now Barcelona-based wordsmith King Casares is well versed in the art of hip hop stormers . Armed with a distinct, unplaceable drawl, if he were to put ‘Alchemist’ at the top of his resumé, nobody could question it. Following the growth of a superbly varied catalogue with releases like ‘Catastrophe’ and ‘Gold’ and each reaching tens of thousands of streams, the unique talent now returns with his latest offering ‘Fucked Up’ – a welcome addition of mellow flows perfect to ignite the summer season.
Having created a sound that resembles a transformative potion of wondrously alternative hip hop sounds and echoes of r&b toplines, the master of alchemy has stirred up some magic yet again. By fusing the perfect melodic and mellow rapping flares with r&b tones and seamlessly integrating them, King Casares’s latest offering lends itself to an introspective listening experience that envelopes its listener in an ambient, reflective moment.
Crooning over a journeyed beat, King Casares strikes the perfect balance of mellow cadence and recite-worthy hooks resulting in a cleverly complex track in wonderfully simple clothing. As King Casares continues to interlink classic, evergreen styles with pleasing, unexpected flips, his signature unruffled and unhurried flow is one that resonates with every hip hop and r&b lover.
Since the day King Casares realised his zest for releasing music rooted in unfeigned experiences, he has consistently worked to develop his craft and collate ever-growing knowledge. As the emerging wordsmith seeks to discover a pure means of translating and understanding his environment in all he releases, he crafts a refreshingly different sound that is also consistent with the stylistic trends of today’s hip hop and r&b soundscapes.
The song is about the experience most human beings have in this current day in age, the endless chase of non-existent freedom in a hamster wheel we continue running in to survive. It’s for the people that have it that much harder adapting to this un-creative job structure because they are artists and feel crushed. It’s an explanation for why people turn to alcohol and drugs because that is the only way to cope / enjoy anything anymore. – King Casares
About King Casares
Born in New Zealand to a Spanish mother and a German father, King Casares always felt different to his peers. While carving his own path and working to become a professional football player, at aged 22 the artist was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, the result of which being he had to re-evaluate his life path.
Battling a rare physical disease and mental health problems, music then became no longer just something King Casares ‘just did’ but it became therapy and his best friend. Experiencing highs like no other when writing a great song, he began to expand his reach the old fashioned way. Contacting dozens of producers and studios for opportunities, it was at this stage he met Daniel Cardoso – an industry professional who opened the door because he believed in a vision.
Looking to take the industry by storm, King Casares spent the next four years hibernating in the studio writing song after song. Now with a goal to release a new single every month, the wordsmith’s focus is not only building a platform and fanbase, but one that can withstand anything.
“Music is not just something I do, music saved my life so I owe it to music to give everything I have.This is more than just a dream of fame and money, it’s more than just the illusion of happiness, this is me doing the only thing I love in life, this is King Casares” – King Casares
‘Fucked Up’ is out on streaming platforms now