Following high profile spells with Ed Sheeran, Bjork and Damon Albarn, the impressive beatboxer SK Shlomo, shines with his debut solo album Surrender (released on 29 March). A progressive intermix of cleverly complex live-looping and beatboxing, hued with honest lyrics and sparkling electronic vibes.
The stunning video for album’s standout track The Future , works perfectly for this fascinating and unfading story of loss and hope.
“This song is a super personal story, explaining to my own child about the loss of his unborn brother and keeping hope for the future.” – he explains – “The whole album tackles emotional issues in musical form and this song has had a long journey – it started out as a drum n bass beatbox track, but it never felt quite right. Eventually I tried halving the tempo but keeping the urgency in the rhythm and I’m so happy with the result.”
Inspiringly, SK Shlomo’s personal experience and strife with
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