Sydney rappers Sevy and Bayang have shared the visuals for his or her recently-released monitor ‘Lycra’. The swerving, trap-tinged lower is taken from the pair’s recent collaborative EP ‘notfromhere’.
Directed by Jeremy Elphick, the video for ‘Lycra’ sees each artists dance, spit their respective verses and joyride atop a wet carpark rooftop in Pyrmont. Watch it under:
Produced by Utility, ‘notfromhere’ arrived late final month through the comparatively new Sydney-based rap label Trackwork, which has beforehand issued releases from fellow underground Australian hip-hop figures Snoee Badman and T Breezy.
“I initially met Utility through our friend Serwah. An interest in left-of-centre hip-hop always bound Sevy and I together, and linking up with Ute ended up being the perfect note for us,” Baughan advised NME.
Based on the duo, the EP’s roots lie within the foundations of Sydney hip-hop, whereas additionally drawing on different entice, grime and drill actions happening abroad.
Although ‘notfromhere’ marks the primary official launch from each artists, they’ve been actively making music for a number of years. Bayang is the solo moniker of Harry Bonifacio Baughan, who till just lately fronted the incendiary, anti-colonial steel outfit Dispossessed. The group launched last album ‘Warpath Never Ended’ final 12 months earlier than quietly calling it quits.
Zambian rapper Sevy, in the meantime, has been slowly however steadily making one-off appearances since 2018. Most just lately, the rapper contributed a monitor to ‘Consequences’, a compilation organised by producer Air Max ’97.