Eman8 Takes a Psychedelic Trip to Church in Dreamy 'Amen' Exclusive


Eman8 reveals his barrier-breaking sound together with his new music "Amen" and accompanying video, premiering solely on Billboard at this time (Nov. 15).

The artist -- previously referred to as Brandyn Burnette -- fuses R&B, soul, hip-hop and funk on the monitor, boosting the upbeat bassline with horns and gospel-inspired thrives. 

"Amen" additionally sees the singer take a dreamy journey to church in an imaginative visible, mixing what appears to concurrently be his funeral and resurrection. The video, which was filmed in Seattle, additionally options photographs of Eman8 in numerous variations of heaven, as a lovely gypsy-looking lady guides him via his journey. Filled with colourful stained glass home windows, burning roses, pink candles and a full choir, "Amen" embodies the singer's genuine and religious strategy in direction of music.

"Through the method of engaged on my first full album, I made a decision to vary my artist identify to my center identify 'Emanate,' which was a reputation handed down in my household to me from my Jamaican aspect," Eman8 explains to Billboard. "The challenge is impressed by my time rising up in surrounded by hip hop and the church in St. Louis. I really like dwell devices like strings, pianos, horns, choir vocals. I needed to create a sound the pays homage to my Jamaican roots in addition to my Midwestern upbringing, [and that] symbolizes the departure from Brandyn Burnette and my rebirth as Eman8."

Get a primary have a look at Eman8's video for "Amen" under.