It’s hard to keep up with the countless rappers contacting P&P on a daily basis, but it’s also hard to forget the ones that keep coming back, taking on board every piece of criticism. Determined to improve, over the past year or so 17-year-old rapper Young Lungs has been maturing rapidly into an artist to watch. This maturation is tackled head-on with his latest, the Cian P and Theo-produced “Approval,” a look at what it means to grow up and the thoughts that go through the mind of every teenager on the verge of adulthood.
It’s a combination of frustration regarding his current position in high-school and an intense fear of his imminent future. There comes a day in everyone’s life in which they have to decide what is they’re going to do for the rest of their lives, and “Approval” is all about that terrifying day.