New SOTBMusic: @LijahOVO is Trapping By His Lonely in New Visuals

I’m not the one who gets easily impressed by trap rap. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not exactly my forte. Yes, that’s even though I’ll rock with some Migos and WillThaRapper and shit like that when I want to turn up or get out of my own head for a bit. However, while it’s not my main choice of hip-hop, trap music can be dope as hell when done right.

And that’s how we get to LijahOVO’s “Trapping By My Lonely.” I heard of the Toronto/Baltimore artist a while ago via sites like MusicOnTheDot, but never went into his discography intensively. However, I got this one in my inbox and gave it a listen.

The track is mesmerizing. It grabbed me off its first few chords and said “Speed, you’re gonna listen to this track and you’re going to like it.” And I did, as the track gave me an insight into Lijah’s life story and his motives. Most of the video, however, features Lijah posing with heat and rapping, as to fully realize the “by my lonely” motif of the track. I get it, but the visuals aren’t as strong as the song is.

That’s not to say that the visuals are weak. But if it was a mini-movie or something along those lines, I’d be more inclined to gush about the visual component. Again, that’s just my opinion. However, the song is, in itself, pretty dope and should be checked out. So you know what to do. Check it out below and support dope music in all its forms.

Speed on the Beat

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