Eman8 displays his barrier-breaking sound along with his new tune "Amen" and accompanying video, premiering solely on Billboard right now (Nov. 15).
The artist — previously generally known as Brandyn Burnette — fuses R&B, soul, hip-hop and funk on the monitor, boosting the upbeat bassline with horns and gospel-inspired prospers.
"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 pictures Eman8 in several variations heaven, as a phenomenal gypsy-looking lady guides him by means of his journey. Filled with colourful stained glass home windows, burning roses, pink candles and a full choir, "Amen" embodies the singer's genuine and religious method in the direction of music.
"Through the method engaged on my first full album, I made a decision to vary my artist title to my center title 'Emanate,' which was a reputation handed down in my household to me from my Jamaican facet," Eman8 explains to Billboard. "The mission is impressed by my time rising up in surrounded by hip hop and the church in St. Louis. I like stay devices like strings, pianos, horns, choir vocals. I needed 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.