Johan Lenox releases “Get My Shit Together (feat. Thouxanbanfauni).” As sumptuous string figures play against the shuddering knock of 808s, Lenox finds himself adrift in a stunted adulthood. Way back before we burned out, we used to wonder how we’d turn out, he sings, but the dashed optimism of childhood has been replaced by nihilistic hedonism. Thouxanbanfauni’s verse is backed by drowsy strings, swept away by the intensity of an auto-tuned choir. Maybe this is for the better, maybe I’ll be alone forever.

Since contributing to records by Kanye West, Lil Nas X, Travis Scott, Channel Tres, Teyana Taylor, Snoh Aalegra and more, Johan Lenox has committed to channeling his compositional prowess into a brazen and maximalist vision of pop music. Forgoing synthesizers and guitars altogether, Lenox employs strings, woodwinds, and assorted vocal textures that lend his music an epic scope. // Continue to the full article

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