- 13 Feb 20
Watch his Tiny Desk showcase, this one featuring a dressed-down backing choir that can’t quite fit behind the desk.
You know you’re going places when Taylor Swift samples one of your songs. Such was the compliment paid to Cleveland, Ohio songwriter, producer and rapper Joshua Karpeh, whose ‘Cold War’ featured on Tay-Tay’s ‘London Boy ‘from last year’s Lover LP. As Cautious Clay, Karpeh blends R&B, hip-hop and heartland songwriting, with results that are consistently surprising but always sturdily compelling.
Hear: You have to start with TayTay fave, ‘Cold War’.