To mark his debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Taylor Bennett carried out his new single, “Streaming Services,” on Monday night time (Jan. 7). The minimalist setup featured the MC backed by his band and two backup singers, which allowed for the mellow R&B track’s lyrics to take middle stage.

Taking his jacket f towards the tip the efficiency, a shirtless Bennett sang the refrain, “Does it actually make you’re feeling like a rock star/ When each single streaming file hits the highest charts?”

The Chicago native launched the track final week on SoundCloud, and defined that it got here out a want to “educate the world” the struggles that indie artists face. “I created 'Streaming Services' to teach the world on impartial artist struggles to navigate by an trade constructed on their very own creativity. Years later nonetheless having little to no understanding methods to distribute and accumulate funds from our personal product,” he wrote.

Watch Bennett’s efficiency beneath.

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