blacklieder is an artist for the new millennium. defying convention, asking questions, and pushing the musical envelope, blacklieder wants to start a new musical Renaissance. At first glance, the blacklieder style is smooth Jazz. When you look at his influences - Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Sting, and Prince, it's obvious that there's some Soul, some Rock, some Punk, and some HipHop in the mix.
The new millennium has begun. blacklieder is the new style for the 21st century. Welcome to the future.
The 21st century musicologist. blacklieder seeks to contribute some positive energy into this world through musical expression.
Brian McKnight, Musiq, Alicia Keys, D'Angelo
Stevie Wonder, Prince, Elvis Costello, Sting, Billy Joel
This young man has been creating quite a buzz in the New York area, with soulful ballads crooned at the keyboard. His original compositions are reminiscent of Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, playing an acoustic set that displays a confidence in his music and sound. Currently selling an album on his own, recorded and mixed in his apartment, blacklieder composes and produces R&B quality on a Hip-Hop budget. This is one artist who is looking for notoriety and longevity, simply creating music for music's sake.