Radamiz has been gaining steam lately and is finally set to release his Writeous project in April.Today (Jan 29), he debuts the final single from project with VIBE.com.
“Sumner” serves as a peek into the rhyme spitta’s mind as he ponders on his childhood as a ghetto youth. He takes a different approach to how he views life in the ‘jects.
“This song really speaks volumes for me about my entire perspective of the “hood” and growing up in the projects,” says the MC about his new record. “Rather than reflect on the negatives of the current, this record focuses on the types of necessary switches I’ve made to my perspective and applying them to create that better life.”
Stream the gritty new cut below and stay tuned for his upcoming album.
He continues: “It’s all about pushing the culture forward. “Sumner” is my way of expressing an alternative voice of growing up in the projects, expressing a mindset that poverty stricken conditions instill in you. For me, just as much as I was smelling the pissy elevators and seeing friends I grew up with die over street bullshit, I was always also exposed to other ways of living. There’s a lot more to being from the hood than the shit you see in the news. There’s a lot of beautiful souls and really real hope that just needs to be encouraged to grow.”
“The problem is the scarcity in seeing your neighbor succeed: there’s never enough close-to-home examples of following your gut and it all paying off in the end. I never was presented only one point of view, and I’m grateful to have that choice. I know what I am and what I’ll be. And my job is to represent that self belief for anybody that feels like their living conditions dictate who they’ll be as they move forward in life.
“Sumner” is that self believing, emotional fire.”