Welsh/UK artist and producer L E M F R E C K has dropped his latest single, “That Guy,” a gripping track that delves into the challenging subject of racial tensions in his local community. Following a remarkable year that saw L E M F R E C K touring North America and gracing prestigious festivals, including the renowned Other Voices, “That Guy” marks a powerful addition to his discography.
Known for his unique storytelling, underground gritty sounds, and honest, detailed lyricism, L E M F R E C K has earned recognition, being named on BBC INTRODUCING’s ONES TO WATCH in 2021. Drawing inspiration from his grime upbringing, L E M F R E C K combines it with trained musicianship, resulting in a sound often compared to artists like A2 and Skepta.
“That Guy” addresses racial tensions in L E M F R E C K’s area, providing a raw and authentic perspective on the challenges faced. The artist, who grew up in one of the toughest cities in the UK, emphasizes hard work as the key to overcoming obstacles, a lesson instilled from a young age.
Having honed his craft as a musician for gospel artists, L E M F R E C K brings a unique blend of influences to his music. From the gritty sounds of the UK urban scene to the soulful melodies inspired by artists like Stevie Wonder and Prince, his versatile approach is evident in “That Guy.”
Self-produced and drawing from nostalgia, L E M F R E C K crafts hard-hitting sounds that serve as a backdrop for compelling storytelling. With a background in producing for the Pirate grime scene in Bristol and Wales, L E M F R E C K’s music captures the essence of his experiences and the pulse of the urban landscape.