What feels like a multi-layered, complex piece, is a singular backdrop with a varied & ever impressive rap performance lighting up each moment.
Brilliantly infectious, intensely satisfying folk-rock-indie-blues fusion. Leaves you wanting more, though there’s plenty to appreciate as you hit repeat.
When I moved to Chicago I met so many stellar musicians & all of them were so fun to watch play & grow. They inspired me to keep working at music.
Why make music if it’s not with emotion & passion? I love hearing artists get out there & bring it. When they’re in their zone you can look into their soul.
You need to take these songs as your own for the full effect, to appreciate the creativity & expression. His writing really lifts him away from the crowd.
New Orleans is a magical city but it also has a dangerous side. The black population are so unfairly treated. I wanted to convey the pain the city is in.
The music has both the nostalgia of country rock & the youthful story telling of an artist on the verge of breaking through those mainstream barriers.
The artist’s voice is the thing that will grab you, partly the tone & performance style, partly the unexpected lyricism & unique story telling.