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Ignite Festival News – JACOB BANKS @ Okeechobee Festival!


JACOB BANKS is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter from England by way of Nigeria, and his music features richly textured beats, 808s and synth play with a node to African groves. Jacob self-produces a lot of his music and is reinventing soul for a new generation. Tapped by PAPER and TEEN VOGUE as an artist to watch this year. He’s currently on tour in the U.S. with Lèon and will be making a big splash at SXSW followed by performances at Firefly and Okeecheeba. In the UK, he’s toured with Alicia Keys, Sam Smith and Emeli Sandé. Before signing, he was also the first-ever unsigned artist to perform on BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge.

We premiered his first single “Unholy War” off the upcoming EP with Interview Magazine: http://www.interviewmagazine.com/music/exclusive-track-premiere-unholy-war-jacob-banks/  The track hit #1 on Hype Machine charts this week and has been added to a number of playlists across Spotify, TIDAL and Apple Music. Its… fire.

Check out “Monster 2.0” (already surpassing 1M streams since its release) here: https://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/untitled-article-1435769682

“Monster 2.0” Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4nDFtjEG9Y

Jacob’s Mahogany session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BEaOINs8-Y

What The Press Is Saying About Jacob Banks…

“It’s a genre-bending style that lends his powerful vocals an extra punch…” – INTERVIEW MAGAZINE

“Baritone of butter… Jacob Banks is becoming one of the U.K.’s most compelling artists.” – i-D MAGAZINE

“Shiver-Inducing Soul” – THE FADER

“A Voice That Is Unparalleled; An Artist to Watch” – TEEN VOGUE

TO DOWNLOAD “UNHOLY WAR”:

iTunes:   http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar 
Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar.ap

Google Play: http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar.gp

Amazon mp3:   http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar.amz

Spotify: http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar.sp

SoundCloud:  http://smarturl.it/UnholyWar.sc

About Bryan Joe Corder (1886 Articles)
Concert Photographer at heart, Love listening to music and going to shows to try to capture the magic on the stage with my imagery.I also review albums and live concerts.

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