Music is an art form, and a cultural activity, whose medium is sound. Mankind is a fond of music throughout the history. Some people like classic music, some like rap music and some like hip hop etc, it depends on a taste of a person. Some genres of music are rare and artists of those genres are also hard to find. Among such type of music is a Goth hip hop music and finding a good artist is also a challenge nowadays.
In these crucial times of music industry fighting covid-19 and all, singers like kobenz, Corpse and Carolesdaughter are a rising talent in goth music. Gothbxch-Kobenz, violent-Carolesdaughter and E-girls are ruining my life-Corpse are famous songs of the artist and these songs have dark, murder, suicide and violent tone. These songs also highlight the issues that a person with mental illness feel.
A goth subculture is a combination of hardcore rap music and the goth lifestyle, Horrorcore and Trap Goth are the perfect style of music for those of us who are lurking in the darkest corners of society. While exaggerated violence the genre also frequently presents more realistic yet disturbing portrayals of mental illness and drug abuse.
Kobenz is an alternative artist from Minneapolis city Minnesota, United States Of America. Alternative rap refers to hip hop groups that refuse to conform to any of the traditional 2stereotypes of rap, such as gangsta, bass, hardcore, pop, and party rap. Instead, they blur genres drawing equally from funk and pop/rock, as well as jazz, soul, reggae, and even folk.
Kobenz was critically acclaimed and under limelight for his debut single released in August 2020 which was self-titled as ‘Kobenz’. The song grabbed attention of music industry when it was streamed for a thousand times and played on radio for quite sometime. Along with singing he also writes poetry and lyrics of his song which makes his songs more deeper and insightful.
After a traumatic relationship with a mentally ill partner the artist spent sometime in psychiatric hospital. Kobenz describes his struggle with mental illness and the way he defeated illness, through music. May be that’s a reason why his music is primarily focused on dark, violent, torture, gothic and mental illness.
In short, Kobenz is a rising talent in goth hip hop music working on many future projects. Trough his music he wants to spread a message regarding ‘Mental Illness Awareness’ as he suffered himself, so he wants to help others to overcome this illness.
He believes one should not hide and feel bad for himself his mental problems instead he should be open about the illness as it is very important matter that needs to be resolved. His songs also highlight such type of issues and motivate many patients of mental illness who are hiding their illness to fight the illness.
Kobenz, Carolesdaughter and Corpse are socially active and emerging artists having 14.5k, 12.3k and 3m followers on Instagram.
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