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Rag ‘N’ Bone Man

"Maybe I'm going to hell, yeah"

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Who?
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man
What?
Singer-songwriter & musician
Where?
London

He's over six foot tall, built like an ox, and has the words funk and soul tattooed across his knuckles, so it's fair to say that Rag 'N' Bone Man may not look like your typical blues singer. He discovered the genre as a child thanks to his father's record collection, and after briefly trying his hand at rapping, he became the vocalist for Brighton Hip Hop crew Rum Committee. Eventually he turned his efforts to focusing on his own projects, which produced the 9 track offering, Wolves - a eruptive mixture of Hip Hop, electronic and soul, and cemented Rag 'N' Bone's sound as one that perfects an artistic dualism of old and new.

3 Things You Need To Know...

  1. Rag 'N' Bone Man has been a prolific underground name for a couple of years now, honing a ferocious live reputation

  2. His major influences include Ray Charles, D'Angelo, Isaac Hayes and Pharoahe Monch

  3. The name Rag 'N' Bone Man was born out of an obsession with the British sitcom Steptoe and Son

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Rag N Bone Man chats to DJ Target

Blues hip-hop singer Rag N Bone Man dropped by to chat to Target about his 2014.

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