Kasim Keto Releases Single “Rat Race” from Debut Album Long Car Rides
New York producer Kasim Keto has released the latest single, “Rat Race,” from his critically-acclaimed debut album Long Car Rides. “Rat Race” is an electronic ode to the daily grind featuring an enticing horn section and a layer of vocals from Kasim himself. As Kasim explains, “my inspiration for the song was seeing the monotonous day-in, day-out way that people live their lives. Everyone thinks they are after the same prize sort of like rats running along each other in an endless maze.”
The critical response to Kasim Keto’s debut album, Long Car Rides, has been nothing short of stellar. There was an outpour of praise for Long Car Rides after 2dopeboyz premiered the album’s stream. Fans were then able to hear the album that LeftOverCake described as “a stunning debut" in its entirety. As the co-founder of 2dopeboyz Shake states, “…this is perfect for those late night car rides through town…or even when you’re chilling in the crib dolo…I’m on my third listen and I don’t plan on putting it away any time soon. This is fantastic stuff." CJ from WeTheOpinionated.com raves, “I encourage everyone to listen.” Additionally, Joe Rivers of Clash Magazine exclaims, “Long Car Rides sets the mood well enough to be considered as a great album in its own right. The soundscapes that Keto creates transport you to a more relaxing, far less hectic place.”
Kasim Keto blends hip-hop and electro into a cohesive musical journey on his debut album Long Car Rides. Long Car Rides serves as a journey through the mind of Kasim Keto, as he takes listeners on a road trip of sonic delectation that they will not soon forget.