Elmiene has introduced his upcoming EP, Marking My Time, which is due October 20 by way of Def Jam Recordings/Polydor.
Alongside the announcement, he has shared tracklist particulars in addition to the EP’s title observe “Marking My Time,” which was written with Jamie Woon and James Vincent McMorrow.
Marking My Time consists of the recently-released singles “Mad At Fireplace” and “Mama” and follows his spectacular debut EP El-Imply that was launched independently this previous spring. In making the EP, Elmiene labored with innovators like DJ Dahi, Jim-E Stack, Sampha, Syd, Braveness, Lil Silva, and extra.
Talking on his new physique of labor Elmiene says, “The final theme of this challenge is making an attempt to mark my time not by way of historical past however only for me personally, so I don’t get misplaced. Nearly making a checkpoint to anchor myself. Even sonically it’s like I’m marking my stamp that I placed on issues. As a result of I’m so deep in trying again behind me, I all the time discovered myself stumbling over what’s gonna occur subsequent. So when my life began dashing up massively, I needed to learn to control each side – appreciating the previous as a way to do the long run the proper manner and do it justice.”
Regardless of having solely launched a handful of songs, the 21-year-old, Oxford-based artist has already made waves within the music scene. His 2021 observe “Golden” went viral after Benji B handpicked it to soundtrack Virgil Abloh’s ultimate Louis Vuitton present. He was invited once more by Benji to carry out alongside Robert Glasper and Yasiin Bey for Louis Vuitton in Paris, Elmiene’s first stay present ever. Since then, he has appeared on critically acclaimed albums by Stormzy and Lil Silva, carried out at Glastonbury, together with making his TV debut performing “Marking My Time” for the primary time on Later… With Jools Holland.
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