San Diego primarily based hip hop artist Star2 simply unveiled his new single and visuals for “I Wanna Get F’d Up’ that includes famend rapper Luh Kel. The artist, who has been making waves within the hip hop scene since his launch of “Hollup Woman”, is greatest recognized for his poetic and earnest lyricism because it pertains to love and romance.
With and thru “I Wanna Get F’d Up”, he will get susceptible a few time in his life the place he was left heartbroken and defeated. He confides: “I needed to write down a track with the backstory of the perfect relationship of your life that blows up out of nowhere leaving you questioning what happened- leaving you in ache and eager to self-medicate. It was a dream come true to do a track with Luh Kel, my dude. Our track is the diary of a poisonous relationship with a poisonous shawty you liked coronary heart and soul who cheated. Despite the fact that it’s onerous since you actually love that one particular person – there may be a minimum of one time for everybody when after a breakup you simply wish to be gone – gone from the universe.”
That includes stripped down lyrics that join deeply along with his painful feelings over a melodious and flowing hip hop beat, the track gives a method for others to resonate with their very own experiences of poisonous love, whereas inspiring hope for wholesome connections sooner or later. PopWrapped caught up with Star2 to seek out out extra about his new single and video, what it was like working alongside Luh Kel, and what’s subsequent on his bucket checklist.
Star2 is a really attention-grabbing identify. Is there a selected that means tied to your identify?
My final identify, Htoo, is pronounced just like the quantity two – the H is silent. Htoo means gold in Karen and may be very helpful – price greater than cash. Star is a well-liked man’s identify within the Karen tradition and I really feel I’m destined to turn out to be a Star!
Are you able to speak me by way of the song-writing course of for “I Wanna Get F’d Up”?
My emotions simply poured out. I’ve had loads of heartbreak. I tapped into these emotions they usually all got here out. Desirous to get f’d up is fairly normal when you’re in that place of distress. The hook is a few good dude being on the market on the earth, attempting to make it and his woman betraying him. And the sub hook is about eager to numb the ache and escape. Within the verse, I inform the story of a relationship beginning out nice then exploding and going to shit.
The only is about heartbreak, poisonous love, and disillusionment. What recommendation are you able to give to others who’re experiencing an analogous state of affairs?
Dangle in there and hope for the perfect? Some days you actually wish to surrender on love. Others, you retain that little flicker of hope that love will discover its approach to you. All of us deserve it.
What was it like collaborating with rapper Luh Kel?
Luh Kel is massive and I didn’t know what to anticipate. He was so actual and such a terrific dude. I’ve nothing however respect for him. He actually preferred the track and hopped on rapidly. He had his personal relationship issues that he was going by way of too so he might relate.
Was there a sure sound you had been attempting to attain on the discharge?
I used to be going after that muffled feeling of being f’d up. A number of the sounds are like being underwater which we put visually into the video. The French horn within the track additionally provides a sort of out of this world impact, however lonely and on their lonesome.
The visuals for “I Wanna Get F’d Up” are out of this world. How did you give you the idea?
I considered replaying the combating a part of a relationship – when you recognize it’s gone and might’t be saved. Additionally, I needed to indicate the horrible plunge into the abyss when it’s over and he or she’s actually gone. Appears like the top of the world…just like the apocalypse! Then there’s that feeling of falling backwards off a cliff and being trapped underneath water. All of it got here collectively as that kinda drunken dream-type imaginative and prescient you may need after passing out, from ingesting and taking tablets to neglect the entire thing and to cease the horrible emotional ache!
You have got a extremely compelling backstory, born as a refugee in Thailand, migrating to america, and overcoming so many struggles to get to the place you might be at present. How is that this mirrored in your music?
My subsequent EP is named ‘Actual Life’ and attracts on my wrestle rising up within the camp and in poverty within the U.S. I’ve a terrific new track that includes Lil Poppa known as Actual Life, the title observe that drops in November. My music displays my very own drive to make it out of some dangerous locations. I additionally need it to be an outlet for the ache of those that are struggling too. Life will be very onerous.
Lastly, what’s subsequent for Star2?
I’ve 13 tracks able to share with the world. I’m additionally now recording a second mission. I’m wanting ahead to performing stay quickly. Keep tuned for extra music movies and nice new music.