Smart bets: Bobby FKN White

Bobby FKN White makes his own rap music in addition to bringing talent to Timo’s House, where he’s the general manager. His new album Singles and Wrinkles (available for free download at undergroundunheard.com/downloads) compiles songs created with various collaborators in the 10 years since he co-founded the local label and artist collective Underground Unheard. If the single “Two Hands” is any indication of the larger work, expect socially conscious lyrics — “Worldwide struggles circulate like the Hubble. … Violent intent is not born but bred, so check ya head” — backed by high-intensity electronic effects and rock undertones. Bobby FKN White plays a free release show as part of UU’s Spring UP tour, along with DLX, ManuKaru, DJ Coach K, Brutha Wulf and host ECO at The One Stop on Thursday, March 31, at 10 p.m. ashevillemusichall.com. Photo by Dana Vines

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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