XVR BLCK delivers a vibrant new EP “The BLCKOut”

Natalie Patrick

By Natalie Patrick

Natalie Patrick

9 Jun 2023

XVR BLCK, the East London sensation known for his impeccable production work with esteemed artists like Kojey Radical, Ms. Banks, and B Young, proudly presents his highly anticipated EP, “The BLCKOut” (EP) Vol. 1. This captivating project marks the beginning of a triumphant series of three EPs, to showcase the very essence of British Black music in all its splendor over the next 12 months.

Crafted meticulously by XVR BLCK himself, “The BLCKOut” (EP) Vol. 1 is a masterful fusion of R&B, infused with vibrant melodies and eclectic influences spanning from drill and rap to afrobeats and dancehall. The EP effortlessly captures the spirit of the UK music scene, solidifying XVR BLCK’s status as a visionary producer.

Featuring a remarkable ensemble of rising talents including Ryan De La Cruz, SNE, Nicolas Alexander, 1ZerO, and Gimme2Minutes, this EP presents an unparalleled musical experience that only XVR BLCK can deliver. From the bold declaration of intent in the opening track, “Check The Portfolio,” to the infectious summer anthem “Pembeni,” and the fan-favorite “EastSide,” “The BLCKOut (EP) Vol. 1” serves as a resounding testament to XVR BLCK’s artistry.

Born and raised in Hackney, XVR BLCK drew inspiration from legendary producers like Timbaland, DarkChild, Jermaine Dupri, and Kaytranada, forging his unique modern sound. Garnering support from esteemed tastemakers such as BBC 1Xtra, Capital Xtra, KISS FM, Spotify, and Apple Music, XVR BLCK is on a mission to propel UK R&B music to international recognition, commencing with his groundbreaking ‘BLCKOut’ project series.