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TRACK OF THE DAY: KOTA THE FRIEND, SAMM HENSHAW - BARCELONA


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Brooklyn artist and creative Kota The Friend has joined forces with revered South London talent Samm Henshaw to deliver an enchanting summer anthem titled "Barcelona," taken from Kota's highly anticipated project "Protea," which promises to captivate listeners with its sun-kissed vibes and eclectic retro undertones.


Known for his sleek touches and intricate lyricism, Kota effortlessly glides atop the mellow rhythmics and bright-eyed percussion that define "Barcelona." The song's warm jazz textures elevate it to new spaces, offering a refreshing sound that perfectly encapsulates the blissful vibrations of summer with its infectious hook serving as the apex, leaving listeners craving for more.


However, "Barcelona" isn't solely Kota's playground. The song takes an unexpected turn, transitioning into a hazy hip-hop break that opens the door for Samm Henshaw to showcase his vocal talents. With intimacy and grace, Henshaw's vocals weave seamlessly into the track, adding an extra layer of depth and emotion. The electric synergy between the two artists is undeniable, creating a musical experience that leaves a lasting impression.

"Barcelona" serves as a testament to Kota The Friend's artistic growth and ability to curate exceptional collaborations. Teaming up with Samm Henshaw has resulted in a sun-kissed summer anthem that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression.


As Kota's hotly anticipated project "Protea" drops on June 30th, fans can look forward to more exciting and boundary-pushing music from this Brooklyn artist. With his unique sound and undeniable talent, Kota The Friend is poised for another groundbreaking year in 2023.


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