The official video “Chainsmoking” is an explosive expression “about resilience amongst the oppressed. “It’s choosing to not give a shit, even when it hurts,” says Jacobs. Press play and experience “Chainsmoking”. Keep up with Jacob Banks on twitter and Instagram for more new music.
“I am really happy to share it, the sound mixes old and new vibes which is done across the EP in different colors.” ~ Jacob Banks
Born in Nigeria and based in England, 25-year-old singer/songwriter Jacob Banks creates soul music that’s uncompromisingly honest but thrillingly cinematic. A self-taught musician who began singing, playing guitar, and writing songs at the age of 20, Banks got his start at open mic nights around Birmingham in 2011 and quickly won major attention for his commanding vocal presence and daringly intimate songwriting. In early 2013 he released his powerful debut EP The Monologue, earning feverish acclaim that soon saw him supporting such artists as Emeli Sandé and Alicia Keys on tour. Read more here.