Cabo Don: crafting sonic magic with ‘Outsiders’

"It's for all the people who wish their situationship would turn into something more real. Really soon."
20 September 2023

Meet Cabo Don, a true virtuoso hailing from Texas, whose journey from the hallowed halls of St John’s University to the forefront of the music scene is nothing short of extraordinary.

Cabo Don‘s story is one steeped in classical training, where the pianist and violinist extraordinaire honed his craft to perfection.  He is back with a bang, presenting Outsiders, an irresistibly upbeat bijou featuring R&B maestro Trey Detroit.

Cabo Don, under his current moniker, has proven to be a natural collaborator, and Outsiders stands as a testament to the magic that unfolds when musical minds unite. His past work with talents like JVZEL, known for their collaborations with stars like Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar, and Rihanna, showcases the organic synergy and depth that such partnerships can bring.

Outsiders is a musical voyage that melds perfect melodic pop with the rhythmic beats of hip-hop and the soulful hues of R&B. Cabo Don‘s latest offering promises listeners an Aestival experience, enveloping them in moments of romance and reflection. It’s a sonic journey that captures the essence of summer, replete with infectious melodies that are impossible to resist.

Cabo Don explains Outsiders, is for all the people who wish their situationship would turn into something more real. Really soon.”

While staying true to the stylistic trends of today’s pop soundscapes, Outsiders sees Cabo Don double down on layered, old-school hip-hop production, allowing him to navigate the labyrinth of his life’s experiences with finesse.

As Trey Detroit lends his soulful voice to the energetic beats, Outsiders strikes the perfect balance between sophisticated cadence and memorable hooks. It’s a cleverly complex track dressed in wonderfully simple clothing. Cabo Don‘s signature production technique, unruffled and unhurried, resonates with music lovers of all kinds.

With a set of songs that evokes the spirit of iconic artists like KYLE, Maroon 5, and Dram, Cabo Don ‘s music brings a sense of nostalgia while embracing the future, a unique blend that keeps fans coming back for more.

Cabo Don‘s musical journey is one that has just begun, and ‘Outsiders’ is a testament to his dedication to crafting timeless sonic magic.

Photo by Wes Ellis