“Kool Story Bro” is a phrase that is oftentimes said sarcastically and can be quite dismissive or condescending, but it’s a phrase that Donn Chii reclaims in his newest single. The Atlanta-based multi-instrumentalist and hip-hop artist tells the story of his musical career through the track.
Growing up with both rock and rap cultures, Donn Chii brings his inspirations full circle with his unique sound and mixed-genre style. His early influences range from Will Smith, Dru Hill, to Linkin Park and more recently, he’s adapted in the styles of Big Sean, Post Malone, and Juice WRLD. He aims to bring good chi (energy) to his listeners through positive vibes, live concerts, and social presence. His tracks show off catchy hooks, fierce flow, and a playful personality while also displaying his versatility and story-telling skills.
Detailing his journey from playing in bands for a decade to now being a professional rapper, Donn Chii serves up a bouncy flow and smooth vocals over an upbeat guitar-backed track. The catchy hook, which asks listeners if they’d like to hear a cool story (but unironically) gives way to faster-paced verses that lay out the trials and tribulations the artist has gone through. Between the energized production and animated flow, the track is a lively overview of Donn Chii’s satisfying career trajectory. “Kool Story Bro” is one of those tracks that is sure to get your head bobbing.