Sounds Like: Josh Martinez, KRISTOFF KRANE, Eyedea, Aesop Rock, Buck 65
Label: Independent & Distributed by "do hiphop" ( http://www.dohiphop.com/ ); Arcadiac Records
Manager: "do hiphop ( http://www.dohiphop.com/ )"
Bio: ThiNXx is an independent hip hop artist from Johannesburg, South Africa and has been actively involved in various genres of music since around 1997 including punk bands, instrumental hiphop groups and even as a house DJ under the alias “Fly,” attaining various residencies across Johannesburg befo...See Full Bio
“ThiNXx infuses his music with rich, contemplative lyrics one doesn’t normally hear in this genre. “All By Myself” contains lyrics such as “Tryin’ to build myself a house / With just a hammer and some nails/Would you chop the wood for someone else / And would you help them if you could/Guess I’m so misunderstood / That I just can’t see the good”(Punch in the Facebook).In “Yesterday,” ThiNXx pays tribute to a lost friend and expresses gratitude for the relationship they had, saying “Thanks for shaking my hand that day/Thanks for your introduction/Thank you very much for being my friend/Thanks for the time that you stayed.” “NO News; GOOD News” is the pinnacle of the album’s funk-inspired beats and sanguine message. Some of the instrumental tracks border on chaotic, but the steady, streamlined sound, smattering of strings, and lines like “Right all the wrongs your life before you’re gone/Live life with no regrets/Make sure everything is done” encaps”