It’s been two long years since British Hip Hop artist Presha J released his last single ‘Throw It In The Air’, and nearly a decade since his debut EP Changes was released in 2008. After taking time away from music for life and to start a family, the London native is proud to be back, with the announcement of his sophomore EP Traveller’s Guide, which is to be released on October 23 via Writeway Music.
Leading Presha J’s triumphant, no holds barred, return to the music landscape is new single ‘Live For You’ featuring emerging singer-songwriter Leke, and produced by Smylee (Victizzle, Faith Child). Accompanied by thematic and abstract visuals directed by Dvisionaiir, ‘Live For You’ is an upbeat, inspiration and life-affirming opus, backed by thumping drums, an infectious bassline and heavy synths, over which Presha J waxes lyrical about standing firm in his faith.
Speaking about his departure from music, Presha J confesses, “I never meant for there to be such a gap in between my work. I was still creating music while I was planning to get married but I felt that God had other plans and I quickly learned that something had to give”, adding about his new EP that, “I’ve grown up a lot since ‘Changes’, which was more about my testimony. I wanted this new project to take my listeners on a trip from a more mature viewpoint”.
With support from Channel AKA, Capital Xtra, Bang Radio, Kiss TV and Smash Hits TV, early in his career, plus rave reviews and critical acclaim for his Changes EP, Presha J had been hailed as one of the finest and most promising Hip Hop artists in the UK. This comeback record Traveller’s Guide is poised to solidify that early promise and acclaim from years ago, starting with the exciting new offering ‘Live For You’.