Today , fast-rising Kenyan female rapper Silverstone Barz released her new EP and official sophomore project titled ‘Don’t Bother’.‘ Don’t Bother’ is a compilation of six songs with a mix of sound, mood, style and genres. It features hard-hitting Kenyan rappers Timmy Blanco, Boutross and Scar Mkadinali. Tanzania’s Brian Simba and Navie are enlisted as well on the fierce title track that kicks off the project.
According to the Nairobi- based artist, the EP was as a result of the persistence of her friends and producers who sent her cool beats that she was jamming to. Then she connected with a few artists, worked on the music and then compiled them to make a body of work.
“The title was influenced by the first song from the EP which felt super hyped and powerful! Also, could mean Don’t bother, I got this,” reveals Silverstone.
The rapper whose real names are Nicole Barbra hopes that her EP will be critically acclaimed by her fans as she has worked super hard on it despite the challenges of the past year owing to the pandemic. She admits that she has been struggling to make music and link up with fellow artists during this time.
The 24-year-old hitmaker has a couple of releases like ‘Africana’ featuring Victoria Kimani, and ‘Jar Weed’ and recent hit “If It’s On” featuring Boutross under her belt. She describes herself as an urban hip-hop artist with great style , versatility and sound with rap being her specialty.
Double S as she is popularly referred to, featured on ‘Khali Cartel 3’ and it catapulted her to fame. She is thankful to rapper Khaligraph Jones for the opportunity of a lifetime that has changed the course of her career. “Khali Cartel was a major boost for me as an artist and I learnt that putting in work keeps you on top. I have since worked hard to raise my portfolio, improve as an artist and build a solid fan base, “she says.
With this new project Silverstone is definitely positioning herself as the freshest and most exciting face of East African female rap right now.
Listen to the ‘Don’t Bother EP on all major streaming platforms : https://cncdistro.digital/DonBother
About Double S
Silverstone , 24 , is a Nairobi based recording / performing artist , songwriter ! She’s popular for her style in rap music !
Double S discovered her passion for music, rap in particular at the age of 7 vibing to Nazizi’s manzi wa nairobi verse !
She got into recording around 2014, and made music a career around 2018 where she moved to Nairobi !
With countless singles and a couple projects, SS fanbase stays growing on streaming platforms and socials !
Achievements like features on the nations biggest cypher “Khali cartel 3”
and more like these have put SS on the map!