- 08 Feb 22
Adam Mohamed on his eclectic style and achieving catharsis through music.
How would you describe your style of music?
Genre-fluid. I don’t want to be limited and fit into a box, so I try to make stuff that doesn’t sound like anything else. In terms of the content, it will always be a time stamp to where I’m at and where society is at. At the moment, it’s a total juxtaposition with a lot of change. I just wanna feel it all.
What makes you stand out in the Dublin scene?
I’m not focused on or trying to operate within scenes. I’m just trying to explore my own pain, struggles and triumphs. I am very comfortable in the vulnerability and the insecurity – I’m as real as they come. How I stand out is by being myself and communicating my journey and my perspectives.
Who are your main influences?
I am very lucky to be surrounded by so many interesting, wise and unique people. Whether it’s in the gym, at the beach or in Ballymun, there’s so many different characters from all walks of life that I have the pleasure of knowing. I’m influenced by the stories and the conversations I hear every day.
What was the inspiration behind your debut track ‘Untitled’ and ‘ME & i’?’
‘Untitled’ has actualised what I believe I was put on this earth to do: tell real, raw and honest stories. With ‘ME & i’, I was still drinking out of the ‘Untitled’ cup, thinking about the insecurities and dysfunction which everyone experiences. I was exploring what we fear and crave most as humans, and the connections between them both.
What plans have you got in store?
It’s going to be a busy year for sure. The main thing is to keep working on the music and release a body of work hopefully by the end of 2022. Keep your eyes peeled!
• ‘ME & i’ is out now, featuring Megan Nic Ruairi.