Listen: Winston Surfshirt - Maybe I'm In Love feat. Talib Kweli

Listen: Winston Surfshirt - Maybe I'm In Love feat. Talib Kweli

Aussie indie-pop faves team up with legendary New York MC on addictive new single

After teaming up with Genesis Owusu earlier in the year on There’s Only One, Winston Surfshirt are back with another heavy weight collaboration, this time teaming up with none other than hip hop royalty himself, Talib Kweli, for the addictively breezy new joint, Maybe I’m In Love. 

A mellow, laidback horn section and understated keys underpin the indie-boom-bap beat, with Winston’s husky, melodic vocals providing the perfect counterpoint to Talib Kweli’s rapid-fire rhymes in this dope cross-genre, cross-generational musical meeting of minds. 

Of working with Kweli, Winston says "Maybe I'm In Love With You' was a song we wrote in London a few years ago. Me, Bustlip & Bone came up with the beat on our first day there and when the rest of the band arrived we put down words instantly. I remember waking Bustlip up while recording vocals in the lounge room. 

There's a sense of nostalgia with this track, it takes me straight back to walking around sunny London, listening to the demo on repeat. Then Talib took the whole record to another level entirely! He was at the top of our list for a feature thinking there was no way he would say yes but we got onto him a couple months later and he agreed to jump on. Bit of a career defining moment for sure."

Follow Winston Surfshirt: Instagram / Facebook

Listen to FKA twigs' new collab with Headie One and Fred Again., Don't Judge Me

It's a taste of FKA twigs' forthcoming new album, which has been teased to feature more collaborations to come.

1 year ago

SAVEMONEY crew members Vic Mensa and Joey Purp join forces for new freestyle

The Chicago rappers pull no punches for '773 Freestyle'

6 years ago

Watch: The Weeknd - Tell Your Friends

Abel brings a bit of underground gloom back to the bigroom.

7 years ago

10/10 Would Listen: COLT

Dip into the finest of wavy raps courtesy of mid-week club night COLT.

7 years ago

Close
-->