AK releases new LP album ‘L.I.F.E’

The songwriter and producer of hip hop known as AK has released his latest official LP album, “L.I.F.E.” The album contains 12 original AK tracks for an approximate total listening time of 45 minutes. It has been proudly published as an independent release without the involvement of the corporate music industry on the Malik Entertainment record label. Aggressive, full of bass, and packed with attitude, “L.I.F.E” showcases AK as one of the most intriguing hip hop artists of the year so far and promises that he has plenty more where that came from.

AK cites as main artistic influences Tupac Shakur, the Notorious B.I.G, Big Pun, N.W.A, Big L, and Mobb Deep. AK’s own sound has been described as smooth, rolling, and marked by his trademark direct delivery. With an emphasis on poetry underscored by minimalist beats and classy, nineties-style melody lines, “L.I.F.E” by AK has a little something for everybody.

AK’s strong vocal delivery makes me think of artists as diverse as Drake, J Cole, and Kanye West,” says one representative for Malik Ent. “It makes for a really powerful and dynamic feel.”

Asked to describe the overall meaning of “L.I.F.E,” Malik writes, “The album shares with listeners a great message about life and a perspective of AK’s view on life. Not only does the album have a great message but there is lots of talent provided. Lots of songs from the album talk about friendship, love, women, hope, money, fame and happiness. Hopefully ‘L.I.F.E’ can inspire the listeners to enjoy and celebrate the gift of life when they play the music from the album.”

AK has publicly noted his disappointment in the current direction of hip hop as a whole, as has his label. Malik has described “L.I.F.E” by AK as a record which aims to help turn the course of rap music.

This album is a much-needed breath of fresh air,” writes Malik, “particularly in a genre such as hip-hop. Everyone seems to be stuck in the same old cliches, and as a result, this particular music scene is becoming a little bit stale. However, every once in a while something fantastic and full of heart comes up, just like AK’s new release.”

L.I.F.E” by AK on the Malik Entertainment label is available from over 600 quality digital music stores online worldwide now. Get in early, hip hop fans.

-S. McCauley

Lead Press Release Writer


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