Urban Vault Exclusive: D-Kel ft. Geo Gabriel – Breakdown (Music Video Premiere)

Distinctive South East London rapper D-Kel presents his new alternative, energetic and emotive new EP ‘Genuine’. The unique hybrid of Ska, Dub, Indie Rock and Rap combines perfectly to form an innovative, exciting, fresh new sound destined stand out from the crowd.

Drawing inspiration from Artists such as Smiley Culture, London Posse (Rodney P), The Beat, The Specials, The Skints, Slaves, Jamie T, The Neighbourhood, The Streets & Plan B (Stricklands Bank).

‘Breakdown’ is a the new single from the EP, a reggae dub influenced track which shows off D-Kel’s flow, leading to somewhat of a hard hitting drum and bass break.

Speaking on the track and the process of it’s creation D-Kel said, “Breakdown was originally Geo Gabriel’s track which was featured on InSynthasesia’s album, I went to outlook festival in Croatia, which is heavily influenced by bass music, reggae, dub etc. so when I came back and heard the track I thought I could flip and make it even better and fresh from a festival I was in the perfect mood to make a track like this, my EP has quite abit of Reggae/Ska/Dub influence, but I wanted this track to really be more of a dance record, so it all came to together pretty easy!”