Born in London, England Tafari Francis aka TFR was first introduced to music from his grandfathers steel band known as Ebony steel band going to regular rehearsals and touring around the world, he grew into the multi talented TFR; DJ, producer, sound engineer & rapper.
His music is inspirational based, with small glimpses of the man behind the art. His influences come from music art forms such as rap, spoken word, rnb, soca, dancehall & afro swing. Working alongside up and coming artists, established ones and phenomenal producers this young, full of vibes, talented musician TFR isn't afraid to be the life of the party.
He delighted the audience at Sessions58, read his interview below!
LG: How did you start making music?
TFR: I started making music at a young age playing the steel pan, then picked up producing music in college. Which grew my love of engineering and sound experiment and sparked my writing process.
LG: What would you say is special about your sound and musical expression?
TFR: I think my sound is different because of my background in music. Growing up around a steel band showed me a parts of music you dont get to hear as well as hutthe parts you do and I try to incorporate that in my music
LG: What's your guilty-pleasure song?
TFR: Tarantula - Pendulum is definitely my go to guilty pleasure song
LG: If your sound was a flavour, what would it be?
TFR: My flavour would be, spicy mango chutney
That’s a wrap!