Following the release of his phenomenal single ‘ONLY RIGHT,’ Minneapolis, MN by way of Senegal artist papa mbye‘s debut EP MANG FI arrives as an impressive showing of an artist thriving with each release. At six tracks, the EP moves at an engrossing pace from start to finish. Songs like WEB(si)+e and TELL ME THINGS allow mbye to take a moment to explore the underlying in more of a somber, but yet, enticing way. At times overflowing with melancholic elements, each song on the EP manages to display his diverse range and multifaceted soundscapes.
Whatever your takeaway on papa mbye’s style is, there’s no denying that his debut EP is a prolific snapshot of an artist who has what it takes to go global. With a run time of 19 minutes, no space or word feels wasted. Being the undeniable talent that he is, mbye says what he needs to say and moves onto the next thought, feeling, and vibe without a moment’s hesitation. If you’re looking for a new artist to add to your playlist, look no further than papa mbye.
Listen to MANG FI below: