hmv's Next Big Thing - November 20, 2019

hmv's Next Big Thing... #246 Role Model
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hmv's Next Big Thing... #246 Role Model

Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you brooding troubadour Role Model...

 

Who Is He?

Role Model is 21-year-old Tucker Pillsbury, a native of Portland, Maine, now based in Los Angeles. After a string of well-received tracks, he's now signed up with Interscope Records. 

 

What Does He Sound Like?

Pillsbury has clearly fallen in love with Frank Ocean and takes his dreamy production with him into his own songs. Vocally, he takes a lot from hip-hop more generally, specifically Kendrick Lamar...

 

Why Should I Be Excited?

Dreamy production and elegant vocals, Pillsbury's an interesting talent. 

 

Can I Hear Something?

 

Absolutely. His new jam 'hello!' is below for you: 

 

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