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A still from the Won’t Let You Down music video.

It’s a Bank Holiday Sunday night. I could be out celebrating life, but instead I’m sat at my desk with my lamp on, sipping a freshly brewed coffee with the TV whispering in the background. I’m not out tonight because of one reason: sometimes it’s nice to just take some time for yourself to unwind.

So.. the music video for my song Won’t Let You Down (ft. Cynthia Erivo) is out on Tuesday night. It’s a big deal for me, as I finally have a chance to show you a glimpse of what’s to come from here on in. It’s taken a long time for me to arrive at this position – technically and mentally – happy and willing enough to bare my visions. But I’m ready now. Ready for the road ahead and I am certainly looking forward to it.

The song received its first spin on BBC Radio 1 last week via the BBC Introducing  show (thanks Ally and Jen!) To get airplay on the biggest and most prestigious radio station in the world was one of the proudest moments in my career, and discovering that it had happened (without my prior knowledge) was almost like striking oil when weeding your garden. If you missed the iPlayer playback, you can check the radio rip here:


And on that note, I bid you a good night.

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Precisely a year ago, I was wandering around Oxford Street with my good friend Michael ‘Forte’ Chang. We noticed there was some sort of uprising, and after walking further to discover what was going on, we saw an even greater sea of chaos. The first thought which popped into my mind was “this is history, we need to capture it”. The second thought was “via music”. We ran back to my flat not far from the location, grabbed your standard point and shoot camera (no better than a modern phone) and hit record. This my friends, was the outcome:

I first heard the phrase coined on the Kev Brown produced “For Da Love of Da Game”, via his mixtape a few years ago. Little did I know this would become a motto my peers and I would swear by in years to come.

As I write this blog post, I re-listen to the track, gently refreshing myself with the nostalgic emotion of being back in my college years; when my judgement wasn’t interfered with so much by business strategy and responsibility. I was doing things with an extremely inquisitive attitude, almost like a child that was seeing everything for the first time, over and over again. Well, some time has elapsed now and I guess you could say that although I’m still very much that person, I’m also now much more experienced at what I love; life.

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