22-year-old LA-based singer-songwriter-rapper contradash delivers another earworm with chilled-out pop gem “petal pickin’” - complete with a colorful video to accompany the track.
On camera, contradash never fails to excite fans with his eye-catching aesthetics and energetic performances. True to form, the “petal pickin’” video shows off the young talent’s unique ability to command attention with a dynamic pool-side performance, coupled with rich textures and settings that transition seamlessly - mirroring contradash’s unique ability to flip between a bouncy pop chorus and serious flow.
Listen to “petal pickin,’” and watch its video: https://contradash.lnk.to/petalpickin/
“Petal Pickin’” follows contradash’s previous single “White Lie,” praised everywhere from the likes of Billboard (“straddles the line between dance, pop, rap and alt-rock in fewer than three colorful, deftly produced minutes”), CLASH (“blending emo tropes with an awareness of West Coast rap”), Alt Press (“For fans of: YUNGBLUD, Juice WRLD, Lil Nas X”), FLAUNT (“raw and emphatic”), Elevator Mag (“contradash Is A One Man Band”), Spindle (“will have you deep in your feelings”), and more.
Listen to “White Lie”: https://contradash.lnk.to/whitelie
contradash loves moving between extremes and on “‘petal pickin’” it’s never been more apparent, as he balances bedroom-era flow with pop appeal. He’s made early fans of PAPER, Lyrical Lemonade and Pigeons & Planes, who named him one of their Best New Artists of the Month in February.
PRAISE FOR CONTRADASH
“genre-blending” - Billboard
“Earworm songwriting...contradash has already established a clear sound and style”
- Pigeons & Planes
“Soothing complements to the otherwise harsh reality…[a] downtempo bop”
“Raw and emphatic…[creating] his own unique lane in an oversaturated music industry.”
“Taut songwriting, whip-smart raps, it's an incredibly addictive single, blending emo tropes with an awareness of West Coast rap.” - CLASH
“contradash...refuses to be boxed in” - Lyrical Lemonade
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