New Hip Hop duo flexes sweet and sour sound with new singles ‘Answer Me and ‘Double Double’
ORLANDO, FL – The Japanese word for “same” is Onaji. But sometimes things that are the same are also equally different. It’s a paradox. Combine the two together and you have Onajidox, one of the hottest Hip Hop duos to hit the global market this year. Consisting of Heartbreak Aris and Tony Rozaye, Onajidox combines soulful melodies with hardcore Rap for a truly original sound. Their breakout single “Answer Me” went viral on YouTube, and now they’re ready to follow that up with more singles and a big global push that is sure to make them international superstars.
“We both like Anime and the whole Japanese culture, and we’re both the same when it comes to our love of music and the path we’re on,” Aris said. “But we sound different. It’s like sweet and sour. It doesn’t really make sense, but it works.”
That’s perhaps an understatement considering how many people have played the video for “Answer Me.” Exploring the struggle of reconciling feelings for another person after a breakup, the song touches on emotions with which people all over the world can connect. Featuring a melodic flow rapping style with vocals that capture the ache of a heartbreak, the song evokes thoughts of artists such as Roddy Ricch or A Boogie or 2Chainz. It has a nice bouncy sway with some groovy 808s that support a nice, smooth flow. More than anything, it’s a track that’s infectious and makes the listener want to hit “repeat” multiple times.
That’s the kind of music Onajidox wants to be known for – high quality sound with catchy lyrics and vibes that make fans want to sing along. That’s why they work so hard to perfect their craft. In fact, it’s that perfection that Tony said he appreciates so much about Aris.
“If I send him something and he feels like it can be better, then we’re gonna keep working until we can make it better,” Tony said. “In the studio, he helps me project my voice how I want, and if it sounds a little off, he won’t let me leave until it’s done. But that’s what it takes to be No. 1 on the Billboards. We want to be in the same conversation as Outkast or Migos of Kriss-Kross – all those great duos of the past. We want to be in that conversation.”
With “Double Double,” the follow-up single to “Answer Me,” Onajidox hopes to propel their unique sound and style to a much wider audience around the world. Slated to drop across all streaming platforms before the end of November, the song is, in Aris words, “like a big flex.”
“There are a lot of people out there who have really big egos and who think they’re more famous than they are,” Aris said. “We’re kind of calling that out and deflating that notion for people. It’s also another chance for us to show off how different we are and that whole sweet and sour vibe we give off. I think that’s what sets us apart from anyone else. When you see duos, they tend to stay in the same genre. But with us, it’s completely different every time. If you want to hear hardcore rap, punchline-in-your-face type of stuff, you’ve got Tony. And if you want to hear that soft, melodic sauce, you’ve got me. And at the end of the day, we want to be known as one of the greatest duos to ever exist. We want it to be so undeniable that there is no GOAT conversation for anyone else.”
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