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[DEBUT] EMAN8 – Amen

EMAN8 debuts with his incredible new single “Amen”. Opening with a spacious electric piano and atmospheric elements, EMAN8 clears his throat before diving into an awesome verse full of smooth energy and clever lyricism. The beat here bumps, with trumpets flaring in the periphery as everything supports each strongly delivered line.

It’s clear EMAN8 (formerly known as Brandyn Burnette) is an incredibly talented songwriter and this genre-bending single highlights that as he blends elements of gospel & hip hop around a spirited vocal performance. I can’t wait to hear what comes next from this powerful new artist!

In his words:
Through the process of working on my first full album, I decided to change my artist name to my middle name ’emanate’ which was a name passed down in my family to me from my Jamaican side. The project is inspired by my time growing up in surrounded by hip-hop & the church in St. Louis. I love live instruments like strings, pianos, horns, choir vocals. I wanted to create a sound the pays homage to my Jamaican roots as well as my midwestern upbringing… I wanted to create something the symbolizes the departure from Brandyn Burnette & my rebirth as EMAN8. The track was co-produced by a young Canadian producer named Nick Henriques who recently co-produced Loud Luxury’s single ‘Body’.” -EMAN8

Nathan Irving
Nathan Irving (aka Nate Flaks) is a writer for WFNM & 1/2 of the electronic indie-pop duo Sleeping Lion.