New music fans: It’s time to start listening to singer Col3trane

Musician Col3trane- hot for 2018

Musician Col3trane

18-year-old singer/rapper Col3trane (real name Cole Basta) is currently creating a slow-building buzz across the music industry, tipped as one to watch for 2018.  With his unique sound, think a mix of Drake and Frank Ocean, the London-based musician is already racking up views on Youtube. The track to know right now? Penelope, with a music video that offers up a mix of a gritty night out with his mates, alongside a more romantic and soft side that sees him submerged in water. The juxtaposition of these soft moments and more lively visuals makes for an arresting video.

He broke on to the scene with his first song, released in the summer called: New Chain, with a video that feels more like a nostalgia music zine, than a traditional music video (and all the better for it).

He has already been spotlighted by DJ Jamz Supernova on the BBC, who is best known for spotting new talent in the alternative R’n’B space. We predict big things for him in 2018, especially as he’s just announced a mini UK tour next February.

Feb Tour Dates

15th Feb          Birmingham, UK          Hare & Hounds Venue 2

16th Feb          Leeds, UK                   Headrow House

19th Feb          Manchester, UK          Soup Kitchen

20th Feb          London, UK                 Birthdays

The Sound:  Check out his debut mixtape here

Essential Track: Penelope

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