Blending smooth vocals with intoxicating trumpets and cool guitar melodies, Kenny Sharp‘s latest track, “Hold On,” invites us on a laid-back journey along coastal roads, in the warmth of the sunshine.
Kenny, a great storyteller, blends his unique writing style with a powerful and emotive voice, bringing out the feelings in his words.
“Hold On” is a sincere and relatable song that explores the emotions of someone desperately trying to salvage a relationship that may be on the brink of failure. The lyrics beautifully express the raw vulnerability and the universally shared journey through the complexities of love and loss.
In the vast landscape of contemporary music, few artists manage to find a niche as unique and genre-defying as Kenny Sharp. The singer-songwriter, born in Montgomery, Alabama, has become synonymous with what he calls “Brown Liquor Music” – a fusion of Soul, Blues, Americana, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Rock.
His ability to seamlessly fuse these diverse genres, paired with a powerhouse vocal performance, has not only won the hearts of music enthusiasts but also garnered attention from none other than former President Barack Obama!
Kenny’s upbringing was marked by constant moves and new experiences, a life shaped by being the child of two Air Force officers. In 2021, the artist received a significant career boost when he was invited by Citizen Cope to open for multiple shows at NYC’s City Winery.
That same year, his track “Witchoo,” co-written with Durand Jones and the Indications, earned the praise of none other than Barack Obama, who listed it as one of his favorite songs of the year -well done!
Reflecting on the remarkable year that was 2023, Kenny Sharp’s music resonated with 364,757 listeners, who streamed his tracks 723,116 times. However, what is even more impressive is that 342,475 new listeners joined the Kenny Sharp community in 2023, showcasing the artist’s growing influence.
Kenny Sharp described his style as ranging “anything from Memphis to Nashville, blues, rock and roll, a little bit of country,” encapsulating the essence of what he calls a “good whiskey song.”
As Kenny Sharp’s journey continues to unfold, his “Brown Liquor Music” is sure to leave an indelible mark on the global music scene!
Listen to “Hold On” below!