Harrogate rapper sets high standards with new album

The cover of rapper Lences new album.
The cover of rapper Lences new album.

Lence - Set The Pace (album)

Anyone who heard this intelligent Hip Hop artist perform his impressive self-written Driven earlier in the year on BBC Introducing in West Yorkshire Live Session will be delighted to hear he’s just released his new album which contains that track and builds on its high quality

Set The Pace, which is available now on Sound Cloud, features ten tracks.

Lence, who holds rap workshops for pupils in Leeds primary schools, describes his style thus: “expressing my thoughts on society and my personal life through rhymes, fusing a passionate style with reflective lyrics constructed intricately and delivered at pace.”

Set the Pace is awash in melodic samples, subtle breakbeats and snatches of recorded dialogue, creating a spacy platform for Lence’s prowling vocals and intelligent observations on his life and wider social issues.