Making his Rosecrans Ave debut, Gatson brings us “NBTS” (Never Be the Same) off his upcoming project titled “Blessed to Become a Blessing” that is said to drop sometime at the end of the month. The unsigned Illinois Rapper contains a soulful sound within his tracks that portray personal stories & hardships. His voice allows emotions to flow effortlessly through the ears of listeners, forming a connection that turns one into a fan.
His newest single “NBTS” is one that Rosecrans had the chance to listen to first hand. Produced by WilliamGold the track begins with vocals that soothingly set the tone for the track, Gatson comes in painting a picture of desperation. Although the feeling of giving up takes over, he knows within himself there’s more to accomplish in this life, so he continues to strive for greater. Speaking on the added pressure from eyes that watch him, the confidence & hunger that he portrays through his lyrics are all the motivation listeners may need to realize; it’s a tough road right now, but it’ll always be worth it. With added vocals from Ronniece Portis, the heartfelt track can be grasped in many ways & can be related to immensely. Take a few minutes to listen to the track below!
With this small insight of what passionate tracks the project is sure to hold, Gatson has taken the time to have anticipation build & give fans the chance to get to know him better. Although one may think the best way to get to know an artist would be through their music or art, mini-docs & series are always appreciated by those passionate about music. “Inside the Mind of Gatson” has 2 episodes so far & covers topics regarding inspiration, the writing process & more. Viewers are able to hear from Gatson himself regarding his journey through Episode 1 below.