Despite his explosive name, DREWKABOOM is looking to enlighten the ears of music fans around the world via much more spiritual means, employing not just his MCing skills but also his training as a yogi and sound healer. The first track to be released from the forthcoming EP, Woo, is Lost Moon of Jupiter, a hypnotic journey into the metaphysical and elemental world of DREWKABOOM, with musical influences from the likes of Mos Def and Wu Tang Clan.
Born of Jamaican and Guyanese heritage, New
York-based DREWKABOOM (Andrew Campbell) is a graduate of the highly regarded Full Sail University but has expanded his knowledge
horizons far wider than this. Now a qualified yogi and sound-healer (with an
energy healing qualification on the way), DREWKABOOM is combining his passion
for the more cerebral artists of the 90s (GZA;
Cannibal Ox; Mos Def) along with his take on modern issues and
his desire to always remind listeners of the importance of mindfulness to
achieve balance and harmony.
Lost Moon of Jupiter is an allegory for exercising “throat chakra”. Essentially, it’s the practice of saying what’s on
your heart at all times and being mindful and that through mindfulness we achieve balance. Released early in 2020, his EP entitled, Woo is a reference to the Chinese principle of Wu, which brings awareness to balance and harmony in all forms of life. Instantly recognisable by his
three-faced mask, DREWKABOOM explains his approach to
“I started wearing a mask
in my videos, which is symbolism pointing to three major deities living inside us all. Some belief systems have many names for this. The
best description of this I’ve found is the cycle of
Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva in Hindu culture.
My yogi lifestyle has definitely affected my music. I’ve
learned to put the best of myself into my music and
let the talent and