Following the slick unshackled vibe from his previous mixtape ‘Still A Kid’, Finley-born, now Melbourne-based highschool rapper, Drest is set to shake the status quo with his first offering for 2020, ‘Headphones’ now available on all streaming platforms.
The 18-year-old artist created ‘Headphones’ to give listeners a chance to reflect their inner selves and remember every person, thing, and situation that has molded and pushed them towards to who they are today. This release is embedded with Drest’s traits including his catchy, and thoughtful musical arrangements, which have progressed since starting out in his bedroom with a cheap microphone.
“I’d hope that they can take away that sense that it’s cool to be yourself and to be real, it’s cool to be vulnerable and it’s cool to have these distinctive experiences that make us who we are.” – Drest
Drest received massive support from the Triple J Unearthed community last year with his song ‘Juveniles’ making it to week 7 on Unearthed’s High competition, a highly viewed competition held annually. As a result, the popular single was added to Triple J Unearthed rotation. Although now based in Melbourne, Drest was able to secure prime time coverage on the local Win News Shepparton. Alongside notable publication write-ups from The Local Frequency, and Eat This Music it’s fair to say he has covered more ground than your usual high school graduate.
With a backpack of talent at his disposal, Drest plans to take it one notch higher this 2020. Be sure to keep up to date with Drest as he makes a swift rise to the spotlight by following his socials below!