The music video for the Snabbare single which is off of the latest EP has also been concurrently released! If you missed out on the previous two EPs (Kapitel 1:Samhallet and Kapitel 2:Relationer) make sure you check them out over here .
When one thinks of Swedish music, it’s usually the Pop giants and historically successful acts such ABBA, Roxette etc that come to mind. Sweden as a region has been one of the dark horses – a more befitting description of the “underdog status” in this context – when it comes to Hip Hop. Despite the fact that there is an active Hip Hop scene, the Swedish market offers a relatively low amount of exposure to Hip Hop acts such as our interview subjects, 18 Horses.
Hailing from a town called Norrkoping, which is also home to the football side IFK Norrkoping, 18 Horses have been doing their thing and embarked on the long journey to make it in the Hip Hop game. Horses are often associated with traction and mobility measured in units of power, considering that Sweden also manufactures the luxury automobile line called Volvo. With all this considered, we spoke to the lead vocalist of the 18 Horses band, Sebastian Lennskog; as a jockey of this horse, he rides on the backs of another singer and a producer to complete the 18 Horses trio.
Sebastian shared with us how the 18 Horses stable (pun intended) came about and touched on their music – in light of their recent EP releases Kapitel 1 – Samhallet and Kapitel 2 – Relationer. We also discussed a number of things and got the low down straight out of the (18) horse’s mouth ;)!
We took the movement to Sweden and had to introduce everybody to 18 Horses this week! 18 horses released two EP’s entitled, most recently the Kapitel 2 – Relationer and weeks before that was the Kapitel 1 -Samhallet. Both projects are available for streaming on Spotify.
We were also fortunate to have interviewed the lead vocalist of the band in Mr Sebastian Lennskog. We will bring that interview to you all very soon. Until then you can also check out the Fjalloga music video which is from the Kapitel 1 – Samhallet project. Then also – you can watch the Till Slut music video which is on the Kapitel 2 – Relationer project.