Teen Prodigy Kamal. Leaves Lasting Impression At Village Underground Show
Author: Rachel Onilude | Thursday 12th May 2022
Underground Village Shoreditch, 9th May: The live band, Kamal.’s vocals and the surreal relaxing energy evokes a memorable experience on everyone in attendance.
Who is Kamal?
Kamal. is the 19-year-old North-West London based singer, who created the viral anthem 'homebody', during lockdown (2020), the song became a voice for young people trapped in their thoughts, battling with isolation and anxiety. The dreamy track is an ethereal musical escapism, Kamal’s tracks are coated with soul and peace. The talented artist has collaborated with award-winning rapper Dave on Mercury and has been praised by the likes of superstar Billie Eilish. Kamal’s rise from being unknown, to one of the most-watched teenagers in the UK, is remarkable.
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Kamal. warmed up the jam-packed crowd by introducing himself. The singer-songwriter was welcomed with cheers and excitement as everyone prepared to hear Kamal perform. Kamal’s soft vocal ability and control were captured in every performance, he performed the hit songs homebody, nowhere to hide, decline and curfew. Kamal. has a warm relationship with fans, throughout the concert, he interacted with them by recording himself on their phones and letting them lead his songs.
During the performance, Kamal. gave a special shout out to his dad for his birthday. The homebody singer pays all respect to his parents for pushing his talents, fans definitely witnessed Kamal’s down-to-earth nature. The multi-talented artist is also a pianist, his delicate touch on the piano alongside his gentle vocals was a sweet release of talent. The live band’s contagious energy added to the enjoyable experience of the concert. One key moment of the show, was his energy interlocking with the vibrant crowd as he performed blue (mood board) as everyone sang along to every lyric. If you like meditative, gentle music Kamal is the artist for you.