Tottenham rapper Avelino has dropped his highly anticipated 13 track mixtape entitled EGO KILLS via RCA Records UK.
The new release includes latest new single ‘Control’ featuring UK hit makers Yungen and Not3s. Displaying their individually unique flows, the vibrant and catchy track, ‘Control’ sees each artist further demonstrate their rap capabilities.
EGO KILLS is a diverse, wide-ranging release and marks Avelino’s first project since 2017’s critically acclaimed No Bulls**t. The project features previously released singles including ‘Waze’, ‘Demons’ and ‘100k’. The project sees Avelino team up with some of the scenes’ biggest names including SL, Wretch 32 and Krept.
Listen to ‘Control (feat. Yungen & Not3s)’ by Avelino on the Manchester United Playlist on Spotify.
Since unleashing his breakthrough mixtape Young Fire, Old Flame with Wretch 32 in 2015, Avelino has ascended the rap scene’s ranks with ease, releasing explosive tracks such as ‘Demons’, ‘Prey’, ‘Higher Power’ and ‘Cassius Clay’.
Hailed as one of the UK’s finest lyricists, Avelino has garnered worldwide support from the likes of Annie Mac, Complex, GRM, The Line of Best Fit, Clash, Hunger, Trench, Wonderland, Vice and many more. Not stopping there, Avelino’s rapid rise to success has led to collaborations with music heavyweights such as Stormzy, Skepta, Dave and Raf Riley.
Noted for his lyrical, melodic approach to rapping, he brings a freedom of expression and a deep sense of craft to his artistry that he first began honing while sat head down at the back of the classroom in school. It was the only thing, he says, that could truly hold his attention.
2021 looks set to be a year in which Avelino truly asserts himself as one of the hottest artists in the global rap scene, with an exciting London live date announcement on its way soon.