Rising singer-rapper Rio Rainz has released captivating visuals for his latest single, "nirvana."
Encapsulating the raw aesthetic of Rio's sound, the DIY glitch-heavy VHS video captures his unique blend of rap and R&B with a slight hint of melancholy laced throughout. With a summer-infused essence, Rio effortlessly glides between a soft chorus and verses filled with sharp, well-thought-out bars.
At just 18 years old, Rio demonstrates his storytelling prowess as he delivers diaristic bars about his experiences with a love interest, sharing his highs and battles, aiming to provide support to others through his vulnerability. Being on a creative roll this year, following the success of his previous release, "favourite girl," which quickly became his most popular track to date. Rio's momentum continued as he made his debut performance at this year's Great Escape festival, setting the stage for an exciting summer ahead.
With his captivating storytelling and unique blend of musical styles, Rio's future looks promising.