There are certain careers in this world that are integral to the very fabric of society, yet oftentimes go unrecognized. The individuals in these careers are the subject of James Noble‘s newest track, “God’s Work.” He acknowledges, praises, and thanks them for the sacrifices they make on a daily basis for all the good they bring into the world.
An African-Canadian rapper and producer with an undeniably compelling sound, James Noble invites listeners into his music, a recollection of his life’s journey, with percussive beats and thought-provoking wordplay. In 1997, Noble connected with a group of talented emcees in Texas, who helped cultivate his ability on the mic and gave him the confidence to become a genuine artist in his own right. In 2001, Noble began working as a pastor with inner-city youth. Doing life with people at a street level transformed the way Noble saw himself as a person and as an artist.
He took to heart the lessons learned from these experiences and channeled them into his rhymes. Creating music with depth became Noble’s top priority from there. Noble shares,
Music is me telling my story. I’m not just writing rhetoric. It’s my life story in the form of a song that anyone with a pulse can relate to.
“God’s Work” is a thank you to all of the unsung heroes who keep society from descending into chaos. It’s a note from the heart, aligned with the mission Noble has set out for in his art. Set against a rolling soundscape filled with drum beats, piano chords, and angelic vocals, Noble pens his appreciation through his firm vocals. He praises those who push through the difficult days for the love of their community, not for fame, money, or power. His list includes mothers, fathers, first responders, teachers, and so many others who serve our society in purposeful capacities. The track is undeniably beautiful, in both its production and messaging, and a necessary reminder to those of us who overlook the people who deserve our appreciation.