Recipe for mental health,
Keep calm cool and collected,
Reflecting on her dreams, her wants and her Needs,
Shes focusing on the positive, counting her blessings and staying Thankful,
When someone happens to Pass That, she may smoke some as well to ease her stress.
Time flies, reminiscing and Looking Back on a journey as an independent artist,
She gets personal and introspective writing new chapters and another Note To Self.
In this 2018 album, Gavlyn is opening her mind to her listeners, bringing them into her own bubble, her very own head space. This is a project for peace of mind, a project to vibe on.
Dj Hoppa thought the production as soothing as possible, blending light jazzy harmonic feels with clean and catchy beats. A slight taste for G-funk style (in Pass That) can be appreciated too.
An alternative definition of headspace:
The projected realm inside the mind, where individual headmates may be able to interact with each other and even potentially carry out a day-to-day life separate from the world outside the system’s body.
Being multiple means that one exists as part of a group of people, with all the benefits and drawbacks and chances for talents or interesting natures that any other group of people would have.
The cover art pictures this idea of multiplicity with the triple reflection of her figure.
Headspace is a mood and a genuine connection between Gavlyn, her crew and her fans.
Looking Back is a big shout out to the Cypher community. The way Vel The Wonder rapped “it all could be so simple” automatically recalls Mike B’s original tune All Be So Simple, discovered on the platform TeamBackPack.
On the other hand, Lit Up, that didn’t make it on the album, reminds of Shcoolboy Q’s hook from What They Want.
Gavlyn is currently touring in Europe. From Berlin, to Marseille, she’s heading to London for a show in Dalston, on March 30th.
You don’t wanna miss her!