IamSnap - Tillerman
Multifaceted Australian music artist IamSnap has released Tillerman, the follow-up to his recent track Freezin. IamSnap (Shannon Elliott) has been a writer, actor and recording artist for over twenty years.
With numerous Billboard and Top 10 U.S iTunes Chart impacts to his credit, IamSnap has also written songs for countless artists, including Honey Shazad (Britain’s Got Talent), Noah Fonoti (X-Factor) and Chris Sheehy (The Voice Australia).
IamSnap has toured extensively and shared the stage with such rap luminaries as Grammy Award winners Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and worked with artists such as Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Swifty McVay (D12), B.G. Knoccout and Dr Dre’s son Curtis Young.
IamSnap has featured on a project (DJ Cell Smoke Chronicles) alongside the iconic E-40 that peaked at #4 on the US iTunes Charts. That same project charted again in 2021 and went to #1 on iTunes and #20 Billboard Charts. Within hours of the release of IamSnap’s EP, The Entry (2021), the record generated 340k streams. The two projects both made the top 50 iTunes Charts, peaking at #31 and #33.
More recently, IamSnap received a nomination for Best Music Video by ONIROS New York Film Awards for his music video Sick Love. As IamSnap says about his latest single, ‘Tillerman is a song about becoming content with not signing to a major record label and enjoying the ride as an independent artist.’
‘‘ Tillerman retains a spirited, free-flowing edge while exhibiting all the hallmarks of a radio-friendly, rap-pop track.
Creativity over commerce is a respectable stance to take, yet IamSnap actually manages to countervail such a typically tricky challenge by creating an effective blend of both—Tillerman retains a spirited, free-flowing edge while exhibiting all the hallmarks of a radio-friendly, rap-pop track.
Featuring a slew of contrasting elements—light and dark, low-key and elevated, sparse and condensed—these enable the track to straddle that most difficult of lines, resulting in a self-assured and satisfying, credible slice of contemporary rap-pop.
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