Houston, Texas based rapper and artist MJ has crafted a mesmerizing new single called Free Your Mind. Blending Neo Soul and smooth jazz into her music, she has been able to brand her unique style of Hip-hop and R&B. MJ was born in Redondo Beach, California and grew up in Pensacola, Florida. She is influenced by the likes of R&B and Soul legend Luther Vandross to Souther rappers Outkast.
Why do we wallow in sorrow, is it because you lost what we thought we deserved, is the line that catches your attention as soon as the track begins. The song features a mix of spoken verse, rap, and vocal melodies with the right amount of enchanting harmonies. The harmonic content features some minimal percussion with dazzling and soothing smooth jazz chords which fit right into the R&B and Hip-hop world of the song.
The smooth jazz feel accompanied by a gentle neo soul beat by MJ lifts your spirits. The vocals are filled with emotion and a sense of serenity. The harmonies are enchanting, blending together beautifully. R&B grant soulful harmonies and a smooth, grooving rhythm. The sonic textures are captivating and the aural soundscapes weaved are calm and peaceful. The song builds with the vocals building momentum and the arrangement becoming more layered and intricate.
With Free Your Mind, MJ has sculpted a light hip-hop song is a perfect blend of neo soul, smooth jazz, and R&B, with enchanting harmonies and melodies and beautiful, calm, serene textures. It’s a perfect soundtrack for a peaceful evening, or for any time you want to relax and unwind. your mind.