There are a lot of sonic moods conveyed in Toronto-based rapper's latest project titled, Carpe Diem. This is his second mixtape, following his previous emerging EP titled G E N I U S. If you haven't listened to it, check it out here.
The intro and track following it, "Nights Like This," have such a cohesiveness that both have similar vibes. The dreamy vocals with relaxed production created fluidity for the beginning of the project.
Now, we are going to switch it up a bit here, highlighting the standout tracks and odd man out. "Ocean's" is definitely the top track off of Carpe Diem. It's a beautiful and personal musical ode, that has a relatable, racially focused theme. And on the latter, "Envy" is definitely a single that could be considered the odd man out, which isn't a bad thing. The tone of "Envy" is very much different from the calm atmosphere that the other singles provide. It's a bit jarring when it comes up in the queue, however, that sudden shift could be viewed as positive aspect; switching it up for listeners when they least expect it.
Let's also take a look at the features present on the album. The track "M.I.A.," which features TreyForever and KTLN added a new element to the single with each respective artists' style but, not once did it take away from Kavale's vocals. All in all, the combination of features, style and presentation made this project super solid.