Birmingham rapper Mosey lays his heart bare on “Love & War”, showing his strengths as a breakthrough trap crooner.
The 20-year-old of Gambian heritage delivers catchy melodies on the track, powered by sombre pianos, emotive verses and a sticky hook. Lyrically, Mosey takes ownership of his shortcomings in a relationship, conveying the main element needed to sell a song like this—sincere emotion that the listener believes in.
“Love & War” is in line with the recent wave of melodic trap ballads, taking inspiration from artists like Lil Durk and Rod Wave. It follows previous singles “Sleepy Hallow” and “Came So Far”, released in 2021, with the former featuring on BBC Asian Network and No Signal radio.
As his first drop of the year, “Love & War” is an appropriate introduction to Mosey, detailing all his strengths while possessing that hit factor.
Listen to Mosey’s “Love & War” below.