Kemba Shares New Single, “Exhale” Featuring Smino

Boston indie-rock quintet, The Life Electric are gearing up to release their new album, The Real You this year. With already a few songs released, The Life Electric are already gaining quite a bit of momentum in 2016, with even more plans for the rest of the year. We recently caught up with the band about The Real You and their goals for 2016.


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Rising Bronx rapper Kemba has released his new single “Exhale” [feat. Smino]. Get it HERE and stream the track now below.

Exhale” only scratches the surface of Kemba’s immense lyrical talent. It acts as a reminder that through all the trials and tribulations, he’s still an important fixture in NY rap and hip-hop as a whole. This single sets the tone for what’s to come from Kemba as he works on his next body of work. Be on the lookout for a lot more soon.

It makes perfect sense Kemba calls The Bronx—the birthplace of hip-hop—home. He literally carries the genre with him everywhere. Making a name for himself as a fan favorite under the name of YC The Cynic, he dropped a series of lauded projects and songs from 2010 through 2013. Adopting the moniker Kemba, he ignited his rise with his 2016 album Negus which received critical acclaim. In addition to a highly cited interview on Real Late W/Peter Rosenberg, he joined Kendrick Lamar on stage for a spontaneous performance that was widely circulated online. His skills not only impressed Kendrick but also caught the eye of Brasstracks (Chance The Rapper’s “No Problem” ), who reached out and went to work, helping Kemba craft his forthcoming album due out next year.