Fresh from featuring on Bashyâ€™s recent hit â€˜When The Sky Fallsâ€™ from the smash hit film SHANK and collaborating on industry favourite Chipmunkâ€™s infamous track â€˜Beastâ€™, 19 year old LOICK ESSIEN brings us his debut single â€˜Love drunkâ€™ produced by none other than the recently SYCO signed artist Labrinth.
LOICK has been surrounded by music all his life and musical influences include Michael Jackson and Bobby Brown.
During his younger years he starred in a variety of music videos including Big Brovaz â€˜OKâ€™ and it was during this time his vocal talents and songwriting skills were noticed.
This led onto him being offered the chance to work alongside established homegrown talent including Jamelia.
MTV Select presenter Richard Blackwood was so impressed by his talents he immediately offered Loick the opportunity to Fast-forward several years on.
LOICK is widely regarded as one of the most explosive talents in the industry, and feedback generated from his feature on Bashy’s underground classic ‘Black Boys’ to his leaked demo of ‘Idol’, have amassed weighty views on YouTube and critical acclaim from peers and fans.
LOICK represents another whirlwind force in the UK urban scene who has recorded and written with some of the best national and international talent around from Labrinth, N – Dubz and Naughty Boy to the likes of Espionage, Johntae Austin, Lashwan Daniels, Darkchild, James Fauntleroy, Eric Dawkins.
DEBUT SINGLE â€˜LOVE DRUNKâ€™
Release date: August 30th