Track of the Day: When I Write by Josiah Williams

Written by Emily Fortune

Josiah Williams expresses his gratitude for God’s gift on latest single "When I Write"

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Describing his style as ‘Christian rap’, Illinois native Josiah Williams often uses his relationship with God to hone his meticulous sound. His latest single entails Josiah discussing the importance of his writing and the life experiences it’s previously helped him navigate. With production from Moflo, a light, sun-tinted instrumental leaves us with nostalgia for summer, even if it was released on the first day of the new year.

This single comes as his first release since his, ‘The True Gold’ album which dropped last year. With a background in musical theatre, Williams’ music is always conveying a story. The 17-track album with multiple features from various underground artists, centres itself around pro wrestling, making for an interesting listen. Having released three versatile records, Williams' creativity is clear to see.

Josiah Williams has picked up over 240k playlist followers this week

With the continuous release of story-centred records and already starting the year off with this single, 2019 will only be bringing the faithful rapper further success. Picking up support fro 9 influential playlists including Clean Rap Playlist and Basketball Pump Up, Josiah Williams has gained 26,799 new playlist followers this week, taking his total to over 240,000 (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).

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