Eman8 displays his barrier-breaking sound together with his new music "Amen" and accompanying video, premiering completely on Billboard right this moment (Nov. 15).
The artist -- previously often called Brandyn Burnette -- fuses R&B, soul, hip-hop and funk on the monitor, boosting the upbeat bassline with horns and gospel-inspired thrives.
"Amen" additionally sees the singer take a dreamy journey to church in an imaginative visible, mixing what appears to concurrently be his funeral and resurrection. The video, which was filmed in Seattle, additionally options photographs of Eman8 in several variations of heaven, as a ravishing gypsy-looking lady guides him by means of his journey. Filled with colourful stained glass home windows, burning roses, purple candles and a full choir, "Amen" embodies the singer's genuine and non secular method in the direction of music.
"Through the method of engaged on my first full album, I made a decision to alter my artist identify to my center identify 'Emanate,' which was a reputation handed down in my household to me from my Jamaican facet," Eman8 explains to Billboard. "The venture is impressed by my time rising up in surrounded by hip hop and the church in St. Louis. I like reside devices like strings, pianos, horns, choir vocals. I wished to create a sound the pays homage to my Jamaican roots in addition to my Midwestern upbringing, and that] symbolizes the departure from Brandyn Burnette and my rebirth as Eman8."
Get a primary take a look at Eman8's video for "Amen" beneath.