Genesis Owusu
Genesis Owusu Events Near You
Wed 26 Jan 2022 - 20:30 EST
Pachyman
Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA
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Genesis Owusu Dates
Thu 13 Jan 2022 - 20:00 PST
with Shayhan
The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
Mon 17 Jan 2022 - 19:00 PST
with High Pulp
Neumos, Seattle, WA
Wed 19 Jan 2022 - 20:00 MST Cancelled
Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO
Fri 28 Jan 2022 - 20:00 EST
Twelve25
Terminal West, Atlanta, GA

Genesis Owusu Biography

SMILING WITH NO TEETH MARKS GENESIS OWUSU’S FIRST EXTENDED

RELEASE SINCE 2017’S DEBUT CARDRIVE EP. ARRIVING IN 2019, AA SIDE

“WUTD” “VULTURES” EMPHASISED HIS THRILLING ADAPTABILITY, GOING

ON TO LAND HIS FIRST ARIA-NOMINATION FOR BEST R&B/SOUL RELEASE

AND GAIN ATTENTION FROM TASTEMAKERS SIR ELTON JOHN, TRIPLE J,

MIXMAG AND MORE. SINCE THEN HE HAS RECEIVED A SECOND ARIA

NOMINATION FOR THE ALBUM'S DEBUT SINGLE, "DON'T NEED YOU", WHICH

HAS COLLECTED OVER 1.3 MILLION STREAMS AND LANDED AT #73 IN

TRIPLE J'S HOTTEST 100 IN 2020.

 

SIGNED TO OURNESS IN 2017, GENESIS OWUSU HAS CONTINUED TO

WORK WITH INDUSTRY HEAVY HITTERS ACROSS HIS DISCOGRPAHY.

TEAMING UP WITH HIATUS KAIYOTE MEMBERS SIMON MARVIN AND PERRIN

MOSS AND THE FREE NATIONALS' CALLUM CONNOR. NOW MOVING INTO

HIS DEBUT ALBUM, GENESIS OWUSU HOLED UP IN A SMALL HOME STUDIO

WITH AN ALL-STAR BAND: KIRIN J CALLINAN ON GUITAR, MICHAEL DI

FRANCESCO AKA TOUCH SENSITIVE ON BASS, WORLD CHAMPION’S JULIAN

SUDEK ON DRUMS AND OURNESS LABEL FOUNDER ANDREW KLIPPEL ON

KEYS.

 

KNOWN FOR HIS ENIGMATIC STAGE PRESENCE, GENESIS OWUSU HAS

ENRAPTURED FANS NATIONWIDE SINCE HE FIRST BURST ONTO THE SCENE

AS A TRIPLE J UNEARTHED HIGH FINALIST IN 2015. IN 2020 ALONE, HE

PERFORMED 7 SELL-OUT SHOWS AT MARY'S UNDERGROUND. HIS BELOVED

PERFORMANCES HAVE ALSO FEATURED ON FESTIVAL STAGES ACROSS

AUSTRALIA INCLUDING GROOVIN’ THE MOO, SPILT MILK, ST. JEROME’S

LANEWAY FESTIVAL, SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS, FIELD DAY, FALLS

FESTIVAL AND MEREDITH MUSIC FESTIVAL. KEEPING IN GREAT COMPANY,

HE HAS SUPPORTED THE LIKES OF DEAD PREZ, COL3TRANE, SAMPA THE

GREAT, COSMO’S MIDNIGHT, NONAME, AMINÉ AND RUEL, AND MADE HIS TV

DEBUT ON ABC’S THE SET IN 2019.

 

FOREVER ON THE RISE, GENESIS OWUSU NEXT TAKES HIS GLOBAL STEPS

TO SUCCESS, ALREADY NAMED AMONG INTERNATIONAL 'EMERGING

ARTISTS TO WATCH IN 2021' LISTS WITH THE LIKES OF NME, THE GUARDIAN

UK, DAILY STAR, NPR / PUBLIC RADIO & MORE.

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