Moka Only – In And Of Itself (LP) [Urbnet]
Daniel Denton, better known by his stage name Moka Only, is a rapper, producer, and singer, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Originally from Langford, BC, Moka Only’s career spans almost 30 years, including five years as part of the Canadian rap group Swollen Members, and a primarily solo career from 2005 onwards. He has released over 50 solo records, including his most recent double album “Summer 2002”, which was released in 2022.
Moka Only’s music is eclectic and draws inspiration from a variety of genres including hip-hop, jazz, and soul. He is known for his smooth, laid-back flow, and witty, introspective lyrics. His music often embodies themes of love, relationships, and personal growth. He has collaborated with many notable artists such as J Dilla, MF DOOM, Kool Keith, and Del The Funky Homosapien, among others.
In And Of Itself is a seventeen-track self-produced project which was recorded in the spring of 2021 in Moka Only’s home studio in Vancouver, BC, and features both vocal and instrumental compositions. As an accomplished visual artist, his artwork also serves as the cover artwork.