"It’s a nuanced expression that bucks the way death is often presented in hip-hop, and the album is filled with visceral moments like these from Heno."
(Album of the Week)
"... Heno. maintains a clear and candid tone as he reckons with the loss of loved ones, shortcomings of past relationships, and the importance of embracing the inevitable."
(Artist to Watch)
“Following Mayor Brown’s mention of how the revolution going on outside reflects our own heartbeat, young Heno. is right on the money”
"...the bold, dizzying clip perfectly mirrors the track’s hard-hitting and powerful aesthetic which sees Heno. lay down his rapid fire verses."
”...this very good new single switches from pensive, hard-hitting rap to ominous, psychedelic R&B.”
”this Maryland-bred MC shows off the heady precision of his flow as he leads up to his forthcoming album Death Ain’t THAT Bad”
”A masterclass in precision Heno.’s command of flow on “Blackstarrr” is remarkable and is interspersed with infectious pop hooks.”
"...Death Ain’t That Bad, which contemplates mortality from a perspective rarely considered in this day and age—particularly within the live-fast-die-young realm of rap. "