LAYLA ANNA-LEE with CLEMENT MARFO and THE FRONTLINE
The charismatic Clement Marfo is quickly proving to be one of the hottest new talents to hit the British scene. Clement, has established himself as a truly experimental artist who is unique in his style of lyrical delivery.
Clements dynamic performing qualities as well as his unique style clearly stems from his wide range of musical influences, which span from both the US and UK. They range from the likes of Slick Rick, Wyclef Jean, Tina Turner, JAY Z, Daft Punk, and Kanye West to home grown talent such as Annie Lennox, Phil Collins, Craig David, Ms Dynamite, Ashley Walters, and Dizzee Rascal. As a result of his prominent creativity, Marfos specialities lie in his song writing ability.
Clement Marfo is currently working alongside producer, James Toone (2ne), composer of Clement Marfos first project Fresh Starts. Their close relationship has enabled the two to create commercial material which has influenced their vision on working closely with a live band in order to bring depth to the live performances.
At present, Marfo is working closely with a seven piece band The Frontline and this collaboration has significantly added a new dimension to his music. Together Clement Marfo & the Frontline exhibit a fusion of musical styles, with the fundamental style of Hip Hop, being incorporated with supporting styles of Rock, Indie, Soul, and Funk. This unique blend of upbeat, colourful music has created a refreshing mix that appeals to the mainstream world.
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