Freshly off a recently released EP titled Fall 2019, Rence has delivered a remix of "Darkside" featuring newcomer marcos g.

"Darkside" delivers a bold blend. An acoustic guitar drives the melody, as glitched-out pop gives the brooding lyrics a lift. As much as the track is a unique gem, it taps into a message we're all too familiar with: self doubt.

Rence commented that he views the song as "real-time honesty," and that he wrote it to question "the kind of person I've been and wondering at what point does that start to change." Miami-based marcos g adds to Rence's falsetto of a promise — "I've got a darkside, I save it for you" — by admitting to fronting a facade as a defense mechanism. The lyrics cut deep.

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This transformation of pop on his own terms is most likely how the L.A.-based singer caught the eye of Noah Cyrus. Together the two released "Expensive," which garnered over 2 million streams on Spotify alone.

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