Interscope signed artist and Spillage Village collective co-founder Mereba has dropped her long-anticipated and highly-warranted debut album, The Jungle is the Only Way Out, further highlighting emotionally-layered dynamism via carefully crafted singing, rapping, songwriting, production, and instrumentation.
In many ways Mereba is showcasing the emergence of a New Atlanta, fusing traditional soundscapes in a uniquely updated and renovated style. She has retained herself as a Renaissance purveyor, channeling her talents into a groove-ridden career that sees her taking part in all aspects of her projects that further spotlights her mature taste. The new 13-track album is nothing short of a spectacle, laced with spoken word interludes that help in transmitting her debut project to niche profiles while still retaining commercial flare. Included in the album are some well-placed features from 6LACK on “Heatwave” and J.I.D. on “Sandstorm,” but where the artist really shines is in qualitative cuts like “Planet U” and “Black Truck;” tracks where her ability as a rapper, singer, and producer effortlessly strikes listeners with emotionally well-crafted swiftness.
You can stream the debut album from Mereba below as well as the cinematographic visual EP she released alongside the project.
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THE JUNGLE IS THE ONLY WAY OUT The Film ~Out Now~ Link in Bio A story about diving in deep and digging yourself out. Thank you to the spirit guides who helped us bring this into fruition and my amazing friends for being my costars. ???✨?????? Written by @mereba and @dawit_nm ?? Directed by @dawit_nm Director of Photography: @isaacbauman Production company: @couscous.tv Hair: @makeupbykayce MUA: @makeupactivist Production design: @terr_watson3 Wardrobe: @penelopestrintz Commissioned by @rissaramirez #TJITOWO TOMORROW!