On DMartinez’s new album, Larry Drip, the multitalented Boston artist delivers a particular mix sounds and vibes anchored by Hip-Hop, R&B, and his Latinx roots. This is the sound an artist who’s not solely assured in his craft but additionally extremely mature together with his strategy to songwriting—and he’s solely 26 years previous.
The proud son Latinx mother and father, Martinez started enjoying music on the age six when his father positioned a keyboard in entrance him. And ever since then, he’s been in love with the enjoyment and freedom offered by enjoying and writing music. Now, he performs greater than ten devices whereas dealing with each facet the inventive course of, from penning lyrics to mixing and mastering his ultimate product. And he does all of it at his personal studio, which he opened at age 16.
Martinez’s love for the artform is felt all through 9 tracks Larry Drip, an album that skews closely towards numerous themes related to love. There are druggy-sex vibes on standout “Perkys” that includes Zoey Dollaz, f*ck-at-first-sight feels on “Interview,” and an ode to like misplaced on “Friends.” The spectacular “Friends” additionally acquired the video remedy from director LV Films, whose strategy embraces Martinez’s heartfelt and real lyrics.
The album additionally options quite a lot of stunting anthems, together with the stoned R&B “Gelato” that includes Maino and shutting observe “Benji’s.” The latter additional shows the flexibility Martinez, who can simply flip from melodic vocals to straight spitting and again once more. It actually simply drives house the very fact he can actually do all of it—and do it extremely effectively.
Larry Drip is on the market now by all major digital retailers and streaming platforms Gituff Entertainment.