If you’re the type of person who loves a strong and enticing song as well as an enticing personality on top of that then Salute The Soldier will no doubt be your new favorite artist, just like everyone else he is enticing with his heroic story and binge-worthy songs that’ll be sure to leave your craving for more.
But before we learn about North Caroliners rising star here is all you need to know about his latest release.
‘ I Can’t Breathe ‘ tells the story of Salute losing his cousin to cancer on his birthday as well as the difficulty of losing his best friend to a heroin overdose shortly after. The hook instantly draws you in with a soulful familiarity that unfortunately is all too relatable, but because his distinct sound and voice bring to light that these situations can always be overcome. The song did 500k views on Facebook organically through a page called young verse and has been received well across all ages and genres making it the perfect song to bring back as an empowering song.
The mournful vocal samples can be heard as soon as the music begins, and within the first fifteen seconds, you can hear the Salute’s heart-wrenching vocals during the lyrics ‘I can’t breathe,’ leaving goosebumps on the back of your neck straight from the start. Anyone who listens is aware that this tune is about to affect their mental state for the next 3 minutes, and you should be prepared because that is exactly what it will do.
The former soldier hasn’t had it easy, he spent years flying helicopters into the combat zones to save his wounded brothers, even ones who didn’t end up making it. This is where the talented alternative hip-hop artist first started writing music, it was the distraction he needed in a difficult time.
His powerful lyrics and captivating melodies hold a lot of meaning, so if you’re someone who loves the sentiment behind songs and then feels inspired and motivated to overcome anything, all you have to do is stream ‘I Can’t Breathe’ now!