Hobo Johnson returns with his unique brand of modernised pop rap in ‘DADS BED’ and ‘METAVERSE’


Sacramento’s beloved spoken word lyricist, Hobo Johnson, makes a triumphant return after a two-year hiatus, gracing fans with not one, but two brand new singles: ‘Dads Bed’ and ‘Metaverse.’ These releases mark a poignant moment for Hobo Johnson, showcasing his versatility and unwavering ability to captivate audiences with his eclectic sound.

In ‘Dads Bed,’ Hobo Johnson delves into the depths of grief, offering a raw and heartfelt exploration of the pain he and his family have endured since his father’s passing. Through strained vocals and poignant lyrics, Hobo Johnson paints a vivid portrait of loss, inviting listeners to join him on a journey through the complexities of mourning.

While Hobo Johnson may shy away from the label of rapper, his narrative-driven style and unique approach to spoken word poetry have solidified his place in the music world. His breakout hit, ‘Peach Scone,’ garnered millions of views and catapulted him into the spotlight, showcasing his ability to craft compelling stories with a conversational flair that resonates deeply with audiences.

On the flip side, ‘Metaverse’ offers a satirical take on the digital age we inhabit, exploring the absurdities and possibilities of a world consumed by technology. With tongue-in-cheek humor and a playful attitude, Hobo Johnson invites listeners to ponder the twisted realities of the metaverse and what the future may hold.

As Hobo Johnson returns with new music, he embarks on the next phase of his career with a sense of excitement and anticipation. This summer, fans can catch him and The Lovemakers on their Headline US Drinks Tour, promising an electrifying experience that showcases Hobo Johnson’s evolution as an artist.

With ‘Dads Bed’ and ‘Metaverse,’ Hobo Johnson proves once again that he is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. His ability to blend heartfelt emotion with satirical wit creates a dynamic listening experience that leaves a lasting impression. As he continues to push boundaries and explore new sonic territories, fans eagerly await what the future holds for this enigmatic artist. Check them out below.

Tom L.

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