R96, who has been taking over the Scottish drill scene unveils his latest track, “ABZ”. This track is not just another addition to his growing repertoire; it’s a gritty ode to his hometown Aberdeen, a place often overlooked in the broader musical landscape.
From the outset, R96 proves his mettle as both a lyricist and a producer. “ABZ” opens with a hook that captures the essence of the Granite City, with lines like “I’m the real OG from the ABZ, with the gally on me while I stack this p.” The authenticity in his delivery reflects the very streets he comes from, and as the hook unfolds, you can feel the pulse of Aberdeen beating through the rhythm.
R96 delves into the harsh realities of life in Aberdeen throughout each verse. Drawing from his experiences and the challenges faced by many in the Granite City, he spits bars which resonate to his fans who see similar struggles, “Everyday I get paid, still they tryna throw shade. I just know that they jealous, cos I’m in my own lane.” The lyrics are a raw narrative of street life, punctuated by the struggles and triumphs of the artist.
What sets R96 apart is not just his lyrical prowess but also his production skills. As the hook returns, you can sense the fusion of the artist’s experiences with the beats he crafts. The music becomes a backdrop to the Aberdeen streets, and you can almost envision the scenes he paints with his words.
“ABZ” is more than just another track from R96, it is a declaration to his hometown and where he was raised. As R96 continues to navigate the Scottish drill scene, “ABZ” stands as a testament to R96’s authenticity and his commitment to putting Aberdeen on the map.