SHINY MAN Is MDG 4 EVA’s Shiny New Single

"A sense of inspiration and a cool vibe. I want people to hear something familiar but presented in a way where it sounds and feels refreshing with high vibrations."
26 April 2021

By Charlotte Christie 

Safe to say: Dallas-based artist, MDG 4 EVA has been busy. After a year-long hiatus from music, he has returned with two brilliant singles, the first of which is Shiny Man featuring J Harvey. 

Shiny Man is grounded in a traditional hip-hop sound, which is carefully fused with other genres. Over the course of 4 minutes, MDG’s bars are skilfully intercut with a catchy R ‘n’ B hook which lingers on the brain and will have you telling anyone who will listen that you “miss old Kanye ”. 

Excitingly, the track has also got a shiny new video to go with it. Filmed in multiple locations, it is artistically simple yet effective. MDG breaks the fourth wall, rapping to the camera and hooking the viewer in immediately with his effortless flow and engaging lyrics. Between the shadowy shop doorway and stunning landscapes each frame is as striking at the last, ensuring you’ll want to re-play as soon as the screen turns to black. 

What sparked your first desire to create music?

I’ve always had a desire to create music, but a pivotal point was when I ran across a free trial for music software. I started creating beats, then thought it would be fun to create songs.  So over time I became more serious and focused on becoming a recording artist. 

Shiny Man has such great vibes. What do you hope people will take away from the track? 

A sense of inspiration and a cool vibe. I want them to hear something familiar but presented in a way where it sounds and feels refreshing with high vibrations.


Are there any subjects that you haven’t made music about that you are itching to tackle? 

Indeed, a club song that inspires for higher levels of thinking.  Lol, meaning something that brings attention to things the audience doesn’t necessarily like in our world that they can feel brave and proud to chant our sing along with. 

Without referring to a genre, how would you describe your music

Passionate, soulful, thoughtful, fun and different, created outside the box of the norm.

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