Jordan Mackampa confirmed to play Barclays British Summertime in Hyde Park supporting Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Stevie Nicks and The Lumineers on the 9th July.
20 year old Jordan Mackampa, often described as a troubadour, is an artist with timeless soul and lyrics drenched in heart felt empathy.
As a man who was born in Kinshasa, grew up in London and became an artist in Coventry, Jordan’s music is swimming in the sounds and stories of the cities he’s inhabited over the years. straight out of Coventry, and already causing a massive stir in London with the majors.
He attended Cardinal Wiseman School in Potters Green, where he developed a love for the Coventry music scene and began to learn more about artists such as hometown legends The Specials and The Selecter, one of his favourite rappers and musical inspirations Ghostpoet, and of course, The Enemy.
His critically acclaimed debut EP “Physics” was celebrated for its unique combination of jazz soaked beats, folk melodies and effortless gospel harmonies as well as his poet like lyricism exploring love, longing and loss by the likes of NME, The 405, Julie Adengua and Clash Magazine
With a follow up EP shortly on its way Jordan says, “there’s a smokier, darker sound to this one, it reflects the times we’re living in and the poets and artists I’ve been immersing myself in.”