Bobii Lewis is a product of North East London, a maker of R&B and the subject of our latest SoundCheck session, recorded at The Bedford Tavern, Finsbury Park.
BOBII LEWIS - DRIFTING
His sound is modern, borrowing techniques from across the Atlantic but incorporating British subtlety and soul. Which makes sense when you find out he sung in a gospel choir and studied the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley and Michael Jackson as a child.
BOBII LEWIS - WAIT IN VAIN
You may have heard Bobii on Wretch 32 x Avelino’s grimey Young Fire, Old Flame, sugar coating gritty raps with lilting harmonies, or provide a soothing touch to the sound of lyrical-bruiser Stefflon Don’s on Friends and Lovers – like the British answer to a Nicki Minaj / Justin Timberlake collaboration. But his own music is softer, more uplifting, as can be seen on his latest single Drifting, which has a buoyant melody capable of conjuring up the feel of a Caribbean beach in the middle of an East End high street. Which basically makes him Bobii Houdini.
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