“One of the quirkiest but most catching voices in the game right now.
RENNAN’s abstract approach to hip-hop and production is similar to that of Childish Gambino in the sense that he is simply just doing it in his own fashion.” – Stoney Roads
“RENNAN is already making a name for himself as an emcee thanks to his fast flows, sharp lyricism and catchy melodies.” – FBi Radio
“Full of confidence but also tender as good quality meat.” -Tommy Faith, triple j Unearthed
Genuine and candid, Sydney rapper RENNAN holds nothing back on new single ‘Crisis’ featuring Ms. Thandi. Paired with the announcement of his second EP Shooting Arrows, RENNAN is making his stamp on the Australian scene.
Driven by lush synths, booming 808s and rattling hi-hats, this bubbly and vibrant production is a compelling contrast to RENNAN’s lyrical content. Introspective and honest, RENNAN speaks about his journey with mental health, taking listeners through his thoughts and feelings whilst never dropping a ball on his energetic flow and sharp cadence.
“Welcome to my brain and now you kind of know just what it’s like,” he exclaims, before handing it over to fellow SYD native Ms. Thandi of Motherfunk fame. Flourishing over the hook and finale with her slick and addicting melodies, the dynamic between the two is fully engrossing, one built upon from their past collaboration ‘Honey’.
No stranger to the scene, RENNAN aka James Brennan has previously scored plays on triple j, alongside rotation on triple j Unearthed and FBi Radio. Going on to receive the coveted FBi Radio Independent Artist of The Week RENNAN has built a solid reputation in his hometown of Sydney. Having released two singles earlier this year ‘Parachute’ and ‘Stars’ to similar praise, ‘Crisis’ is the final single from RENNAN’s EP.
Delve into this exciting new single and keep an eye out for the Shooting Arrows project, set to land shortly.