Alternative Hip-Hop Artist Hyphen Raises Awareness For Mental Health With New Single: We’re OK
Having already received support from GRM Daily, Worldplay Magazine, BBC Asian Network and BBC Introducing, alternative rap artist Hyphen returns with “We’re OK.”
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Having been tipped as “The Future of British Asian Hip Hop” by BBC Asian Network, Hyphen has used music as a form of therapy and has appeared in multiple interviews with the BBC early late show on the subject of mental health.
Working in finance, Hyphen was lacking his sense of purpose. He started writing down raps and poems, and his found that his love of rap helped him deal with depression and discover a new direction in life.
His passion for heartfelt music and positive energy is made clear by the fundraising he’s been involved in. His track “Sounds That We Made,” a song about stark income inequality in London, helped raise money for New Horizons, a charity that works to alleviate homelessness in London. He’s also performed for Sanctus, a mental health organization, to raise awareness for depression in young men.
“We’re OK” is taken from Hyphen’s upcoming EP that will be released later this year, featuring American singer-songwriter Ben Zaidi.