Returning with his third-single of 2018, veteran Melbourne-based hip-hop artist, rapper and poet Defron delivers us the first single of his debut mixtape ‘Maybe You’ll Be Famous When You’re Dead’ titled ‘Haiku (Poor Little Humpty)’ set for release October 12th. ‘Haiku’ follows on from the successful releases of ‘Reign Cheque’ prod. Sinks in August and ‘Sacre Coeur’ prod. Kwasi that was released in September and saw spins on both Triple J Unearthed and Triple J, whilst also receiving 4-star reviews from 4 Triple J presenters on his Unearthed account.
‘Haiku’ has been taken from Defron’s mixtape ‘Maybe You’ll Be Famous When You’re Dead’ that covers the minutiae of his struggle with anxiety and depression. Filled with his story of physical health setbacks including his battle with cancer and his ongoing hearing condition that has seen him in and out of hospital since he was 5.
Produced by Entelechy, ‘Haiku (Poor Little Humpty)’ brings an anthemic hip-hop piece that comes with a mid-track switch-up transitioning from a rising epic story-telling track into a synth filled drop. Filled with icy lyricism and Defron’s quick witted bars ‘Haiku (Poor Little Humpty)’ boasts a lengthy 5-minute duration.
With another single set for release from his mixtape in the coming weeks, Defron is definitely an artist that you should keep on your radar.