kwn Drops Emphatic Debut Single ‘wn way or another’

A bold debut offering from the East Londoner...

East London riser kwn has shared her new single ‘wn way or another’.

Out now, the song was produced alongside UK hyphenate Tendai, and it’s a bubbling piece of future-fixated pop music that interpolates dancehall vocal effects and a cool Blondie interpolation.

Nabbing a lyric from the new wave group’s ‘One Way Or Another’, this seed then grows into something hugely distinct, a headlong rush into pop possibility.

The emphatic production is aligned to kwn’s pointed lyricism, with ‘wn way or another’ discussing the perils of feeling trapped in a toxic relationship. A song about a lack of balance, it ends with a plea for femme independence.

She comments: “Being in a toxic relationship and feeling as if I was giving 100% and they were giving 0%.” 

Musically, ‘wn way or another’ taps into London club culture, and the experience of coming of age in that vortex. “That period of my life was a big learning curve, it taught me  a lot about myself and i’m so glad that i’m able to write music and express my emotions through my songs because i can look back now and be like rah, i really got through that and i really persevered.”

A thrilling debut single, you can check out ‘wn way or another’ below.

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