19. J HUS – COMMON SENSE (2017)

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J HUS is definitely not an artist that I ever thought I would be including in a blog about my favourite music simply because I once viewed him as something of a gimmick. However, latest release ‘Common Sense’ has made everything make sense to me.

The thing that I love most about this album is that every song is completely different, making it quite an intriguing listen. Also, despite a slight connotation of humour in much of his writing, it is still a piece of work that can and is taken very seriously by enthusiasts of this genre and this is what makes it stand out from other similar artists. Its pure genius.

J HUS seems to be part of a new wave of British R’n’B artists prepared to redefine the genre as we know it. ‘Did You See’ has seen the artist grow rapidly in popularity and is definitely a club classic of the future, however, the songs that I think deserve recognition are ‘Common Sense’ and ‘Closed Doors’. If you fused J HUS with Tom Misch or FKJ then this is inevitably what you would get (by the way, that is the feature of my dreams). These songs feature a clever mix of funky beats and instrumentals, the catchiest of choruses and modern rap. Stop what you’re doing and check it out for yourself.


‘Common Sense’


‘Did You See’

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