RETROFITTED are a group of six artists (OJ Stinz, BFlow, YBE, OKJ, Pax Armani, and Big Carlo) with diverse backgrounds and tastes based in Arizona, US. With that in mind, the music they produce covers a wide range of styles rooted in hip-hop. “This allows each song to be a unique listening experience and ensures that no matter your taste in music or your mood, we will have a song ‘retrofitted’ to your desires”, says OJ Stinz. Although they only started releasing music as a group earlier this year, they’ve already got off to a flying start and made a strong impression after several singles and EPs over the last few months.
Keen to keep the ball rolling, the group have just unveiled their brilliant new single, “Never Ending Party”. The track is a great example of their versatile sound, with its incorporation of hip-hop, electro and pop recalling the likes of The Weeknd, Tyler, The Creator and Childish Gambino. Standing out immediately with a dark and retro dance soundscape, a mesmerising hook and the group’s dynamic vocals, it’s a must-hear track and another sublime entry into their early discography. The song is enhanced further by an equally impressive accompanying music video directed by Connar Tandy.
Speaking more on the new release, OJ Stinz says, “This was one of the first beats I fell in love with starting off, but I could never figure out what I wanted to do with it. I would listen to it for hours on repeat, but the words just weren’t coming. One night I was reflecting on the feeling of being stuck in a cycle of partying religiously to the point that it wasn’t even fun anymore and then it all materialized.
“This song in many ways is like my baby. It started off as just an idea and then became fleshed out in the writing process. It flourished in the studio while recording and finally was fully visualized via the music video. As a whole it serves as a bright spot in one of the darker times in both BFlow’s and my life.” “Never Ending Party” is available to buy/stream now on all platforms.