Chaz French Shares The Sounds Behind "True Colors"
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:22:58
Washington D.C. rapper Chaz French has recently signed to a Capitol Records — his first signing to a major label, and it feels like it's where he's always belonged. There's fire in the back of French's throat that pulls up memories and reflections of heroes, but also of a strong sense of identity that distinguishes itself with a ranges of subjects that are similar yet somehow different to his contemporaries. His new album True Colors gathers together a range of perspectives at underpin the rapper's focus — community, sense of self and the kind of purpose that comes with it's own charge.
Quick to have won the hearts of fans and minds of critics Chaz French has shown a range of influences that have passed through his filter to produce a cohesive, fresh new sound. ARTISTdirect grabbed a quick chat with Chaz, inviting him to share his musical memories, and the stories behind those influences — here's what he came up with...
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