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Shades of D’Angelo and the Weeknd in this languid, falsetto-led fever dream from the Nigerian-born London-based soul artist.” THE TIMES

Creating woozy, swaying beats in the same vein as The Weeknd, Prince and Miguel, he elevates nostalgic sounds in tandem with inimitable skills as a wordsmith; He is a storyteller with a modern edge.” THE LINE OF BEST FIT

Like beads of sweat on a scorching hot day, the singer’s vocals smoothly ride the slow-moving bass line, catching the echoing 80s-funk keys and soul-drenched guitars along the way.” WONDERLAND

Much like The Weeknd, Prince and Miguel, Tamaraebi oozes class and sophistication, marking him one to watch and a star-in-the-making.” RECORD OF THE DAY

Fresh off the critical success of his previous project “Spectrum,” which has since amassed over 2 million streams across various digital streaming platforms and secured a coveted feature on FIFA 22, Tamaraebi continues to push artistic boundaries with his latest release “Sweet Summers Day”, with an upcoming EP also in the works.

This evocative gospel-tinged song channels Prince’s allure and Frank Ocean’s introspective style. “Sweet Summers Day” weaves a heartfelt narrative of yearning, guiding us on a poignant journey to a place where life once flowed effortlessly; or an imagined future where such serenity exists, akin to the spirit of a lost angel.

With a voice that instantly transports you into another dimension, Tamaraebi seamlessly navigates and blends multiple genres with a deftness that makes people describe his sound as genre fluid and he describes it as futuristic nostalgia: both familiar and new, bringing an innovative perspective to the world of pop music.

Speaking about “Sweet Summers Day”, Tamaraebi explains, “We recorded this piece in one take during a phase of uncertainty. I was battling with questions about my life path, my artistic journey, and self-discovery. The chorus encapsulates a desire for renewal and self-acceptance – symbolised by rain and the cleansing nature of water.

Tamaraebi’s recent EP “Spectrum” previously received tastemaker support from Evening Standard, The Independent, The Line of Best Fit, CLASH, GIGWISE, Wonderland, NOTION, Trench, Gal-Dem, Under The Radar, Earmilk, Wordplay Magazine, Record of the Day, Songwriting Magazine and so many more, as well as radio support at Radio, BBC London, BBC Wales, BBC Leeds, Jazz FM and Amazing Radio. The videos for previous singles “Brown Angel” and “Telephone” have received over 200k combined views on YouTube, and the tracks have received extensive playlist support from Spotify, Apple Music and Amazon Music.

Daniel Tamaraebi Itombra, born in Nigeria to parents who moved frequently during his childhood. From Calabar to Nairobi, Sudan, Tanzania, and eventually Leeds at 16 where he discovered hip hop and fell in love with music. After studying law at Leeds University, he moved to London where he got stuck into the live music scene in east London and soon realised music was his true passion and started pursuing it. Tamaraebi began honing his skills as an artist, finding joy and connection in singing, which he believes he was born to do.

“Sweet Summers Day” artwork


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