Smokiecoco, the dynamic brother duo Alex and Rio Mitcham from Telford, is making waves in the UK rap scene with their latest track, “Somebody.”
Known for their infectious energy and distinctive style, the pair has evolved from their stint on The Voice under will.i.am’s mentorship to becoming rising stars in the music industry.
“Somebody” marks a new chapter for Smokiecoco, showcasing a more vulnerable and introspective side of their music. The track is a heartfelt blend of love and longing, reflecting on the desire for a genuine connection in today’s fast-paced world. Its lyrics resonate with the complexities of modern romance, demonstrating Smokiecoco’s skill in weaving narrative and emotion into their music.
This latest single highlights Smokiecoco’s versatility as artists, blending the rhythmic drill flows with melodic influences, reminiscent of the styles of SwitchOTR and A1 x J1. Yet, they retain the unique brotherly chemistry that sets them apart in the UK rap landscape.
Their journey in music has been impressive, with a growing fanbase and notable achievements. Their track “Euro Champs,” a celebratory anthem for Rio’s gold medal at the Athletics European Championships, received accolades from the BBC.
Their athletic prowess, coupled with their musical talent, positions Rio for more success at the 2024 Paris Games, hinting at the potential for an ‘Olympic Freestyle’ release.
With over 600,000 views on Instagram Reels, 400,000 views on YouTube, 200,000 plays on TikTok, and 100,000 streams across Spotify and Apple Music, Smokiecoco’s online presence is strong and growing.
Smokiecoco stands out with their playful yet profound approach to UK rap. With a history of being coached by will.i.am on The Voice and earning recognition from influential platforms like BBC 1Xtra, the duo is rapidly establishing themselves as prominent figures in the music scene.
As they continue to innovate and captivate audiences with their unique blend of sounds and stories, Smokiecoco is a name to watch in the evolving landscape of UK rap.
Listen to “Somebody” below!