Originally from Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and back there after living in Toronto for 15 years, Caribbean-Dutch rapper Big Lou has unveiled his new single, “I Got You”, which delivers the message of self-love we need in the world today.
Big Lou is a sonic burst of positivity with “I Got You,” an upbeat rap song highlighting the value of loving oneself and embracing personal growth. Infectious enthusiasm is effortlessly conveyed through Big Lou’s cadence and flow while drawing on his own challenges of giving permission to forgive and love one another.
With an emphasis on vulnerability and openness, “I Got You” is an attempt to connect with anyone endeavoring to overcome their struggles, with Big Lou saying, “we all have our battles, and we can all use some help.”
Prioritizing emotional depth and positivity through music is an essential part of Big Lou’s artistic identity and style of “happy rap music.” Big Lou’s philosophy of authentically communicating through his art comes from the various hardships endured and lessons learned. The radiant optimism embedded within the thoughtful lyrics in “I Got You” is not borne of naivety but is derived from a series of transformational events that provided context on the value of loving oneself.
Big Lou has been breaking onto the Canadian and worldwide hip-hop scene sure to appeal to all hip-hop fans. “I Got You” is the second single in a musical career that is already on an upward trajectory. Check it out below, and stay up to date with him via his socials.
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