John Keenan’s latest album, Mind of a Madman II, is a powerful exploration of the human spirit and the power of following one’s dreams. The album is a follow-up to his first mixtape, Mind of a Madman, and continues to explore his journey from hitting rock bottom to becoming a successful rapper and producer.
The album opens with “First Entry”, a track that sets the tone for the album and introduces the listener to John’s unique sound. His rhythm-perfect vocal flow carries reflective and meaningful lyricism above a mix of snapping beats and a colourful blend of instrumentation. The second track, “All Those Games”, is a standout track that showcases John’s lyrical prowess and ability to craft a compelling narrative featuring the vocals of Samantha Dalton.
Throughout the album, John’s talent as an artist is on full display. He seamlessly mixes a variety of genres, from hip hop to R&B, creating a cohesive and dynamic sound. The collaborations on the album are also a highlight, with artists such as Samantha Dalton, X-Raided, and Krizz Kaliko adding their own flair to John’s sound.
Mind of a Madman II is an album that is both personal and universal. John’s journey from a dark place in his life, through his recovery and now thriving music career is inspiring, as well as his message of following your dreams is one that resonates with listeners from all walks of life. The album is a testament to the transformative and healing power of music and a celebration of determination and the human spirit.
Overall, Mind of a Madman II is a must-listen for fans of hip-hop and anyone who appreciates powerful and introspective music. John Keenan is a talent to watch, and this album is a brilliant showcase of his ability as both a rapper and a songwriter. With its thought-provoking lyrics and infectious sound, Mind of a Madman II is sure to see John Keenan win over more fans around the world.