Free Download | Magic - Skizzy Mars & Phoebe Ryan
“We know it’s bad for us, but we like it.” It’s ironic that we do things that kill us just to feel alive. For some of us it’s drugs, for some of us it’s alcohol, but I guarantee you that everyone has their vice in one way or another. Skizzy doesn’t keep his drug use low key; he’s been singing about blow and bud since 2011.
‘Magic’ in this case, refers to some kind of euphoric upper, and Skizzy uses the downtempo beat to speak about how his habits have started catching up with him. Michael Keenan produced this extraterrestrial, spacey instrumental for the NYC native rapper to flow over. The two have been working together for ages, and between the Phoebe Ryan feature and the unprecedented guitar solo into the outro, this song sounds like a comfortable, familiar environment for Skiz to speak his mind on. He reflects on a recent hospital visit, the doctor’s discovery of arrhythmia, and some introspective thoughts about the way he’s been living his life.
It’s an easy song to empathize with, so give it a listen and see if you’re feeling it. If you are, be sure to throw Skizzy Mars a follow on Twitter and Soundcloud so you can find out when he’s playing near you.