Toronto-based underground artist Chiinabets shares a versatile debut EP, called “You Got 1 Life.” This four-song project delivers infectious melodies atop smooth, bright instrumentation. Following up vibrant singles such as “My Slim” and “Tress” that helped build his momentum in the underground and beyond, You Got 1 Life finds him presenting addictive melodic hip-hop sound that refreshes and engages with each song.
The EP opens with the title track “Faith in Us,” which contains energetic, bouncy instrumentation that underlies CHIINABETS’ catchy vocal peformance. Building throughout the song’s run time, “Hit again” follows the opener and makes for an exciting follow up that highlights Chiinabets’s smooth vocals, with a stylish, airy sound. The project closes out with the atmospheric sounds of “Two” where he delivers a reflective and soothing release.
CHIINABETS latest release You Got 1 Life makes for a diverse release overall that builds successfully upon the genre-bending sound of his lead singles. The 4-song EP presents a refreshing blend of influences, delivered with focused songwriting and memorable melodies that beckon multiple re-listens.