Masked Aberdeen rapper M2 is ready to ring bells with the upcoming release of his second single, Local Shop, scheduled to drop this Friday, 9 June.

Local Shop showcases M2’s unique approach, combining his distinct flow with hard-hitting lyrics that leave a lasting impact. Drawing comparisons to Abra Cadabra from OFB and displaying similarities to the late rapper Pop Smoke, M2 exhibits an undeniable talent for delivering compelling verses.

Speaking about the release, M2 was typically understated and hinted that even better releases are in the pipeline. He said, “Local Shop was written a long time ago, but I’ve just decided to release it now so that my fans can enjoy it while I cook up some more fire stuff.”

That perfect complement

Accompanying the release is a music video shot and directed by Gary Melvo, with assistance from Matty Lusher from Between The Lines Prod. The collaboration promises a visually captivating experience that perfectly complements M2’s musical style.

Filmed in Aberdeen, the video captures the raw and gritty essence that defines M2’s music. With its urban backdrop and captivating visuals, the video perfectly complements the energy and authenticity of the track.

M2’s future looks bright

M2 burst onto the scene with his impressive debut single, “Bambino,” leaving listeners eager for more. As a rising star in the Scottish drill scene, he’s gaining recognition for his talent and unique style. With a growing fanbase, M2’s future looks bright, and his upcoming releases are highly anticipated.

As M2 continues to make a name for himself, fans can expect big announcements and exciting developments throughout the year. So keep an eye on this emerging talent as he solidifies his place in the Scottish music scene and beyond.

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