As a couple of his videos, particularly “Crying in Codeine,” struck it big on the blogosphere, the buzz around Brooklyn-born rapper, Nessly, began buzzing back in 2016. His recent project, Standing on the Chest of Satan, is lastly here and was solely launched on HYPEBEAST. The 12-strack album features guest appearances from Lil Keed, 6Dogs, Killy and Yung Bans, a verse from Lil Yachty shouting Ariana Grande, Take A Daytrip production, and a sample from “We Fly High” by Jim Jones.
The new project is a step forward from the 2018 release of Wildflower, the triumphant release of Nessly. However, the plenty of star-studded characteristics and manufacturing from the album are not the only takeaways, as the red-dreaded southerner also demonstrates us that he can become susceptible and address emotions of loneliness and sadness on tracks like “Ball On You” and “Love You More.”
“Standing On Satans Chest is about overcoming adversity, judgment and circumstance,” he said in a declaration to HYPEBEAST. “I feel a lot of individuals turning their backs on me when I tore my ACL and took months to heal. It showed me a lot of real colors and opened my eyes. This is my time to regain control.” The project remains true to Nessly’s OG sound, presenting genuine Nessly-style chill-trap v.
The artist took the Twitter to present a connection to his fresh album to supporters, which is accessible on a variety of streaming platforms like Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube, and more.