Degs

Singer, rapper, writer, producer: Degs is no ordinary MC signing for Hospital. They even announced his arrival in song form…

Having cementing his role on the label via Logistics’ album on Safe In Your Arms, last week Degs followed it with his first proper Hospital single Poveglia. Written, arranged and sung by Degs, produced by his right hand studio man De:Tune, named after a famous haunted island, Poveglia is a serious soulful statement of intent that’s tailored for the incoming warmer weather and hints at a bright future on Hospital.

It’s also the latest creation to come from one of the most pivotal years of the Horsham multi-instrumentalist’s life. Following years of working in the corporate game, and occasional appearances MCing jump-up events, he suddenly found himself putting pen to paper again and writing a vast array of styles. This resulted in a whole album with his brother as Kikuyu Soul and series of freestyles to tracks such as Lenzman and Redeyes We Were Kings… Which is how he came to land a role on the Hospital roster. This is how it went down…