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Milwaukee's WebsterX teams up with Twin Cities Allan Kingdom for 'Kinfolk'

WebsterX is poised to put Milwaukee on the map. He has been consistently releasing some amazing music and videos and there is no sign of him stopping. We are just waiting for that breaking point, where the rest of the country will discover this local gem.  

Today, he takes one step closer to that breaking point with the release of a new track with fellow Midwesterner Allan Kingdom called "Kinfolk."  Both artists are on the precipice of something really special.  The track was produced by Boathouse. WebsterX explains the origins of the track and collaboration via Complex.

“'Kinfolk' came about in a post midnight atmosphere, to be honest it was one of my first times being in that late night studio vibe outside of my hometown of Milwaukee. Producer Boathouse, photographer Sam Schmieg and myself were all vibing out in Chicago after a night of heavy Mexican food, a night at creative country club Soho for an Allan Kingdom private performance and Soundscape Studio's Michael Kolar and producer Odd Couple making way too many ridiculous jokes throughout the night.

What I mostly want people to understand with this song is it came from a natural place. Making this song was special for me because Boathouse and I decided to start creating something from scratch for a vibe I was looking to go more towards my debut album. I freestyled a good majority of my verse and the chorus all came in no more than 15 minutes. We finished my part of the song that night. If there’s a better indication of how well that night went I'd like to see it because everything coming so fast to me like that really showed me how I’ve grown as an artist.

Adding Allan was an obvious choice, we clicked within minutes for the sole fact that we’re both Midwest artists with African roots and want more than just the glitter and gold of success. We both want an atmosphere where it’s not weird for talented artists to reach out to other talented artists, we both listen to a lot of upcoming new music and it all just doesn’t really matter, 'Kinfolk' is a collaboration effort, 'Kinfolk.'"


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