How Thutmose Went From Nigeria To Taking His Sound International With The SpiderVerse Soundtrack

Today, the singer, songwriter, rapper known as Thutmose released his second single from his upcoming EP. ‘Ambience’ which samples Apple Music’s Up Next Artist Koffee’s ‘Raggamuffin’. The beautiful music video takes you inside Thutmose’s head but you need to know a little background on Thutmose to understand why Thutmose feels like he’s dreaming.

Last week in
London, Bankulli (Associations with Beyonce, KanYe West, D’banj) sat down with
Thutmose and manager Alec Udell to interview Thutmose about his homecoming
trip to Nigeria, which he is planning for this December. 

Born near Ijebu,
outside of Lagos, Thutmose moved to Brooklyn at the age of 8. His debut ‘Man on
Fire’ mixtape featured vocals from Erykah Badu to Pink Sweat$ and more.
Thutmose actually lit himself on fire for the
cover art to show fans that no matter what chaos is around you in life, you
have to remain calm and collected. 

In December of
2018, Thutmose was the only independent artist featured on the SpiderVerse
soundtrack which featured Post Malone, Swae Lee, Nicki Minaj etc. For those of
you not familiar with the term ‘independent’, that means Thutmose was the only
song chosen to be in the movie without a major label backing him.

Before these
first looks however, Billie Eilish heard Thutmose’s Kendrick Lamar ‘Humble’
freestyle
 and decided to take Thutmose on her debut headline
tour. Thutmose was also seen performing with Scott Storch on a helicopter pad
in his VEVO documentary and got flown down
to Miami to record his single ‘Wipe Me Down’ with Tory Lanez. Thutmose
explained to his fans via text message: ‘don’t let no one make you feel crazy
for dreaming big, people looked at me crazy when I use to spill all my ideas,
just keep doing you and never stop dreaming’

It’s clear that Thutmose isn’t letting anything get in the way of accomplishing his dreams. He was spotted last week in London with Nigeria’s Next Rated Winner Rema and Thutmose has big plans to end the year. 

We are excited
to see Thutmose get inspired by his African Roots with the sounds he infused
into ‘Ambience’. Thutmose is taking his live show to Europe
(London, Berlin, Paris & Berlin)
 next month! 



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Author : ADC Editor

Publish date : 2019-10-23 05:15:49

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