Born in Brevard County, but now residing in the vibrant city of Atlanta for quite some time, we have AJ Bank$y. A young talent who has released his new EP, It Gets Deeper, which it does. This EP becomes more than just a project for what’s to come with Bank$y. It’s a literal open book, where he takes you into a deep dive of his own mental state, revealing his deepest thoughts that can be worrisome. It Gets Deeper, is about vulnerability and coming toe-to-toe with his inner demons that provoke his well-being, screaming suicidal thoughts, while satiating himself with unhealthy habits to cope with his own depression. Unraveling through these 7-tracks is like reading a journal as we journey through his mentality and his battles. Overall, it’s an outstanding project that can reach out and help someone else who is also going through that reality.
The EP is filled with different musical elements and genres that stir far from boredom. “Second Son” is an upbeat record with booming 808s that creates an irresistible bounce while tracks like “The Sweetest Name” carries a jazzy but soulful sound that’s warm and uplifting. The project also features stellar artists such as, Gwaimak, Indigo, and RobOlu. Lastly, Bank$y is a lyricist with many different flows. He’s shows his great talents with clever wordplay, rhyme schemes, by also combining introspective lyrics. So much potential and talent in the young artist, can’t wait to see more and for what’s to come in his future.