Internationally recognized musician Austin Dean Ashford is releasing his stellar debut single, ‘Sophisti-Ratchet!’ ‘Described as a Hip-Hop masterpiece with thought-provoking lyrics to engage every listener. Gracing this musical journey is artist Noel Scales, who adds an east-coast feminine flavor that gives this track class for any occasion! Austin, an award winning musician adept at playing ukulele and mesmerizing crowds with his beatboxing created ‘Sophisti-Ratchet’ to portray the feeling of harmony.
There are so many forces pulling people apart from each other right now and this track provides the connection between our sophisticated side and our ratchet side! Focusing on the Island-Trap genre, ‘Sophisti-Ratchet’ merges ukulele, Southern Trap, and Bay Area lingo to introduce a new energy that Austin is pioneering. His clever lyricism and flow is grounded with warm energy and a blend of modern boom bap! For fans of OutKast and Anderson Paak, Austin’s ‘Sophisti-Ratchet’ is an entire story accompanied with music. A strong debut to launch his music career, Austin Dean Ashford’s ‘Sophisti-Ratchet’ is demanding your attention!
Austin Dean Ashford was born and raised in California’s Bay Area, but his passion for performance has taken him all over the world! From the Kennedy Center in DC to the United Solo Festival in NYC, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and New Zealand Fringe Festivals! In 2019, Austin was selected as a OneBeat Colombia fellow where he collaborated with musicians from around the world to write, produce, and perform original music. While Austin Dean Ashford offers comprehensively poetic music, he delivers so much more in his punchy, jazzy and dynamic musical style! Be the first to hear his original debut ‘Sophisti-Ratchet’ now!
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