”Written bySaien Benjamin
Aminata showcases her smooth flow on “Float”
There is something about finding a smooth hit to just complement the weekend and setting the mood. Canadian rapper Aminata’s track, “Float,” is a mesmerizing journey into the realm of self-empowerment and introspection, capturing the essence of positive affirmations and personal growth. As the track begins, her gentle yet powerful voice immediately draws listeners in, setting the stage for a transformative musical experience.
Produced by Toronto’s Clairmont the Second, “Float” rides on a bed of carefully crafted instrumentation. The undulating rhythm, punctuated by rolling kick drums and soothing piano melodies, creates a meditative backdrop that mirrors the song’s themes. Aminata’s lyrical prowess shines through as she masterfully weaves her narrative, seamlessly transitioning from verses about basking in the sun’s warmth, to addressing past wounds and healing from them
“Aminata’s lyrical prowess shines through as she masterfully weaves her narrative, seamlessly transitioning from verses about basking in the sun’s warmth, to addressing past wounds and healing from them”
Her ability to fuse disparate elements of her identity is nothing short of remarkable. The track becomes a canvas on which she paints her journey, tackling spirituality, triumph over colorism, material achievements like acquiring a new car, elevating her financial status, and navigating the challenges of pandemic life. With each verse, she unveils another layer of her multifaceted persona, inviting listeners to connect with her on a deeply personal level.
“Float” marks Aminata’s triumphant return after a hiatus, following her previous release, “36K.” Her lyricism, often described as surreal, takes on a transcendent quality, effortlessly transporting listeners into a state of heightened consciousness. She is not merely an artist but a “vibe dealer,” a moniker well-deserved as she effortlessly guides her audience through a sonic voyage of self-discovery.
In a musical landscape yearning for authenticity and introspection, Aminata stands as a force to be reckoned with. “Float” is a testament to her unwavering commitment to artistic integrity and her ability to transcend conventional boundaries.
Through her evocative storytelling and the ethereal atmosphere of the track, she has crafted a musical masterpiece that resonates deeply and leaves an indelible mark on the listener’s soul. With “Float,” solidifying her position as an artist who not only delivers captivating verses but also offers a transformative and uplifting experience.