As the son of a Baptist pastor and gospel singing music, TOLLIVER certainly takes a lot of influence from his religious background when composing his music. Filled with a grand and broad sense of atmosphere, the alt-RnB artist almost looks to contradict his own strict childhood through his debut EP ‘RITES’, a collection that pays homage to late-night parties and anonymous sex.
His music is all about embracing both the angel and devil in all of us. While his lyrics focus on a hedonistic lifestyle, filled with impulsive pleasures and rewards, he also reflects on the consequences of those decisions. Showing both sides to every idea and deliver a collection of tracks that cut closer to the bone than most.
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