Listen as Newcomer Rapper, SHAMIR, Opens Up About The Making Of His Debut Album, “Ratchet” and Much More!
Posted On 27 Aug 2015
Meet Shamir! Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, he released his debut EP “Northtown” last June and his debut full-length studio album, “Ratchet” came out earlier this summer via XL Recordings.
How did he get his start exactly? Well, shortly after graduating from high school, Shamir sent a demo tape to the Godmode label in New York City. The label founder Nick Sylvester contacted Shamir and called the music “kind of like an R&B Yeezus.” Godmode signed Shamir and released his debut EP pretty soon after.
Tracks like “On The Regular”, “Call It Off” and “Darker” are already receiving making plenty of noise in the music world.
All Access writer, Leah Adams was lucky to catch Shamir on a break from touring in London for a quick phone interview. Enjoy!
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