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De’Wayne drops charismatic new single and video, Walking To Work

Watch the captivating one-take video for De’Wayne’s ace new single, Walking To Work.

Fresh from an outrageously catchy collaboration with Waterparks’ Awsten Knight, De’Wayne has just shared another ace new single: Walking To Work.

The musician explains that the concept of the song is quite literally reflected in the title, stating, I used to walk to and from work four miles each way and dream about getting the chance to have people hear my music. Not a day goes by where I don’t think about that.” Walking To Work also comes accompanied by a charming black-and-white video that was filmed in one take – and shows just what an effortless entertainer De’Wayne is.

Read this: De’Wayne: I just want people to feel true freedom, and not be scared”

Speaking to Kerrang! in March about his approach to being a truly authentic and genre-blending artist, De’Wayne reflected, I feel like for me, it started early on in Houston – I just came out being a little to the left or right of what everyone was doing, and that was even before music. I was always trying to figure out what worked for me. I realised that I was going to have to come to LA to make something of myself, and I don’t mean to say that to sound cliché, but I knew that at, like, 17

So then when I did that, I wasn’t trying to be different from anyone; I was just being myself, and that was it. I grew up with church music, and with soul music, and with hip-hop, and then for the past five years I went to the school of songwriting, and learning songs that nobody else showed me – I just went and studied them. And now this is what’s coming out, and if people like it that’s fucking cool, but I’m just myself.”

Watch Walking To Work below:

Posted on April 15th 2021, 11:25a.m.
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