Harry Edohoukwa

Harry Edohoukwa

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Harry Edohoukwa - Mayday

Dallas native, Harry Edohoukwa is rooted in melody and committed to innovation. Raised on Jamaican smooth stylist Beres Hammond and Afro-reggae messenger Lucky Dube, Harry follows his mentors by using tuneful, personal deliveries to convey his purge of emotion and insight, whether it be hyped or brooding energy. His lyrics paint a vivid canvas of his life’s journey through triumph, agony, and personal lessons.

Family and immersion in the present moment with others are focal points for Harry’s daily life. His parents emigrated from Nigeria many years ago in pursuit of creating a different landscape for their children than what they were presented with. A very tough move for them to make and adopt to a completely different lifestyle, language and general societal expectations. Even though he was born and raised in Dallas, Harry holds true to his roots and family values.

Harry headlined the 2019 SXSW Hotel Vegas stage with Jackie Venson and White Denim, as well as headlining KUTX’s Love Lockdown and in 2020, he opened up for Grammy nominated band, The Black Pumas at White Oak Music Hall in Houston, TX.

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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Other Artists to Tour With, Booking Agent - US, Booking Agent - UK/Europe, Booking Agent - Worldwide, Publishing, Sync/Music Supervisors

Genre: R & B
Subgenre: Neo Soul
From: Dallas, TX