–by Quincy Tejani, Music Connoisseur–
Jamil Kassam is an Ivory Coast-born artist who has now relocated to New York. In an interview with Huffington Post he stated that his international background has influenced the “multifaceted” sound heard on “Rise Now”. Kassam calls the track “a hymn to all those in need of a voice that was inspired by a close friend who came out as a gay man.” Check it out below:
Quincy Tejani is the co-founder of The Violet Wave and is also editor of music. When he’s not listening to or writing about music you can probably find him walking through the forests of Ontario or questioning the inner workings of the universe. He also never turns down a cold Pabst… never.
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