Panax – “Sheer” EP (Album Review)

Panax is a Vancouver, Canada recording artist emerging to become the next big act to come out of the 6 with his brand new introductory EP entitled, ‘Sheer’.

Coming out of the gate swinging on “Gold,” Panax inquires about the aforementioned category of rappers that abandon a true musician’s hustle, The entire twenty-one minute tracklist renders itself as an honest line of questioning from an artist caught between his harsh realities and impending fame. Other tracks such as “Remind Me,” “I’m Yours,” and “We Made” reiterate Panax hunger, highlighting his strong vocals and range that goes the distance.

The way Panax slows himself down and gently exhales his rhymes is a testament of growth as a vocalist. A technique not often showcased by a rising act finding themselves. Panax is showing foreshadowing of being one of the most exciting new artists of the new age era. Panax makes sure to pay homage to the new Vancouver sound that inspired many of new school artists.

Listen to ‘Sheer’ EP below.

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The 7-track overview unfolds musically, the album embodies something for everyone, classic Hip-Hop, New School elements, and Futuristic metaphors. ‘Sheer’ is sure to be a hit with fans both new and old. Panax trailblazes a path to reign as a maker of music that challenges musical convention and speaks his personal truth. The perfect project for musical enthusiast looking for something new to get hooked on.

Whereas the previous releases rely heavily on lyrical exercises and vivid storytelling, ‘Sheer’ possesses replay value thanks to songs that don’t get puzzlingly dense with bars. ‘Sheer’ is sure to be a hit with Panax. Continues to surprise as a maker of music that challenges musical convention and speaks personal truth.

Score: 8/10

Highlights: Production

Follow Panax on Twitter: @panaxish

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