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Bias Truth – Lying Vanities [Audio]

Vancouver, BCBias Truth recently dropped a new self-produced single entitled “Lying Vanities.” This single comes to us with only a week left until Bias drops his Mid-Summer Nights B4 project (which is a collaboration with French producer, Kam0). This single also comes to us on the heels of Bias’ recent move to Vancouver. Y’all are probably familiar with Bias as a Toronto cat. But now he’s on the West Coast. So stay watchin’. And get familiar.

Bias Truth – Lying Vanities (Prod. Kam0) [Audio] -

Bias has a bit of a Rick Ross quality to his flow on this track – it’s all in the voice. He gets aggressive and hits us with an anecdotal joint about “Lying Vanities.” And the production has a militant feel to it. Things get serious. 

As usual, Bias leaves it up to the listener to interpret his rhymes. The hook on this track (“Lying vanities/ Forsake their own mercy”) is actually from the bible. Jonah 2:8, to be precise. So here’s how I’m seeing it: vanity refers to someone who is vain. I think Bias is suggesting that when we’re 100 per cent focused on ourselves and our own motives (i.e.: when we’re being vain dinks), we start lying to ourselves. You know – it’s the whole “man in the mirror thing.” You think that the world revolves around you. But everything you are is a lie. So Bias sends a prayer that you stay humble.

Twitter: @BiasTruth | @Kam0musik

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Sarah Jay is based in Calgary and works as a freelance journalist and photographer. Sarah is also a former A&R talent scout for the Universal Music Scouting Program, and runs a vintage store during the day. Sarah has juried the JUNO Awards, The Polaris Music Prize, and The Prism Prize. She has been fortunate enough to interview and photograph some of hip-hop's greatest influencers including Future, ScHoolboy Q, Ghostface Killah, Moka Only, Maestro Fresh Wes, Shad, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, and more. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @ThisIsSarahJay

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