Melanin. The pigment that gives human skin, hair, and eyes their color. Ebony. Derives from the Greek word “ebenos”, mean a dark black color. Kevwe Hilary, use to be ribbed on the regular for melanin he was blessed. His deep ebony complexion attributed to him being the butt of many jokes. It slowly began messing with his self-esteem and he knew he needed to find a way to combat that feeling. Thus the creation of the persona “Blac”. Initially, it was a defense mechanism: a way to kill the jokes being hurdled his way, now he wholeheartedly identifies himself by the nickname. now its the name attributed with his craft music.
Music came naturally to Blac bouncing between Lagos, and Kenya, East Africa respectively as a result of his mother’s heavy work in the United Nations, Blac used music as a way to keep himself on the straight and narrow. Blac wrote his first rap in the 7th grade. Always being the first call when his vocals were needed to couple with the seniors above him, he was fortunate to sharpen his talent from an early age.
Equally important Blac engineers his own music. Tired of lackluster engineers, he looked into a way to be able to produce his music to the highest quality on his own.
A Blac Rhythm And Blues
With every person who is creative enough to successfully construct their thoughts and make it a tangible perception, it is a process. For Blac, it was no different. Relating to Amberation that his musical process is patterned to just him. His music just flows, it comes from a deep place. whatever he is feeling is translated in his lyrics. No genre can hold him bondage, instead, the young artist is free to flow and express himself.
Even though he is heavy in music, education is very important. His love for Computer Engineering helps him to produce his music, yes, but it is also a challenge for him; and there is nothing Hilary loves more than a challenge. He speaks very passionately on the subject, almost as fondly as his music. Kevwe, currently residing in Ukraine, is in the process of securing a degree for the aforementioned.
Amberation looks forward to being apart of the release of his new song “Balance” which drops next month. A smooth voice on a melodic beat is what you can look forward to when listening to the Artiste. At just 19 years old Blac knows where he’s going and has no plans to stop now. He believes you should do what makes you happy and is taking his own advice one day at a time.
When you have a passion for something it makes achieving your goal so much more satisfying.