|Chicago was his birthplace, and he also spent time on the West Coast, but Atlanta, Georgia was the place vibrant performer Nu Man blossomed into a distinctive, compelling singer/songwriter. He mixes rap's verbal fluidity and improvisational fervor with tones and themes gleaned from pop, R&B, and soul. The results are an edgy, dynamic sound that offers insight into everything from relationships to topical issues. |
When asked what inspired him to become a performer, Nu Man responds in decisive fashion, crediting Atlanta's fertile creative environment with being the catalyst towards a professional career. As someone who mixes spoken word and song, Nu Man's approach to songwriting reflects a careful balance between expressing ideas in oral or musical fashion.
"My compositions are created both by lyrics first along with the melodies I hear with it, and also by listening to a beat and feeling the direction the beat takes me lyrically."