Deyah is back with an honest and open look at depression and vulnerability
Thursday 12th March 2020 | Grace
Emphatic and compelling MC, Deyah, is back with an enticing new EP that is firmly setting her a place on the British urban scene. In a fully charged vortex of lo-fi, slow beats and rap, Care City is a gripping and raw EP that explores the rappers deepest insecurities and vulnerabilities.
In her EP, the Berkshire-based rapper, who was previously known as NoNameDesciple, explores the theme of self-assessment, scrutinising her thoughts and susceptibilities along the way.
Care City reflects on the darkest period in Deyah’s life so far and discusses a journey that takes the audience into the depths of her depression and back again in a frank and stark way. The rapper bravely puts her thoughts and experiences on display in this conceptual masterpiece, showing there is a light amongst the darkness- something which sometimes we all need to hear.
When speaking to Guestlist last year about what keeps her going, Deyah says: “My motive really is just to educate people and to make people feel like they don’t have to be a certain way. I think society presents the idea that you have to be a certain way to succeed. I’m just trying to break down the stigmas we’re taught of what’s meant to be and how."
The EP is out next month with the single Venthouse Suite being released today. In true Deyah style, the artist has created a beautiful piece of film to go alongside the new single, which looks at the torment of being mistreated and judged by others whilst also finding forgiveness in the situation.
Deyah’s original, honest and inspiring sound has received praise from notable artists such as Rick Ross, Wiley, JME, Little Simz, Lily Allen, Jessie J, Kojey Radical, Shakka and Bugzy Malone.
Find out more about Deyah on Spotify, Apple Music, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.