"Throughout Syn City (the alias Synik has given to Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city ) Synik paints a vivid picture of what living in the city that never lets you sleep is like & how it relates to his life, sharing personal & candid tales." - www.africanhhb.com (25tolyf)
SYN CITY ALBUM REVIEWS
The People's Hub. Sonically, Synik demonstrated on last year’s spectacular double single release Find A Way/God Within, that he is not afraid to adopt instrumentation choices outside of the Rap realm, dabble with different song layouts, and most importantly, present his audience with big questions that have nothing to do with swagger, partying and clubbing. It is this originality and integrity that I believe won over B. Sun and compelled him out of his haitus to produce the new 12-track LP.
With a superiority in lyrical prowess and storytelling ability that is rare to find these days, Syn City finds Synik simultaneously blending acute detail with strokes of poetic impressionism.
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AfricanHHB(25toLyf). After all the hype, video previews, release push-backs, video teasers & a 3D music video; the much anticipated Syn City album/audio biopic starring Synik & directed by Begotten Sun was released. The whole team here at @25toLyf has been waiting eagerly for this project. I was lucky enough to be invited to the famed Mount Olympus (the recording Studio at Begotten Sun‘s home) to listen to the unfinished versions of the songs that make up the album, so I was already a little familiar with the direction & quality of the project . Even in their unfinished, raw state the tracks on Syn City impressed me immensely, which only heightened my anticipation even further.
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"The video to Syn City - a reference to Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare – sees Synik team up with two of Africa’s most sought-after digital technicians, Rufaro Dhliwayo and Nqobizitha “Enqore” Mlilo to produce the continent’s first 3D music video, viewable online on YouTube by selecting the 720p HD option and popping on 3D lenses." - www.thepeopleshub.com