Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) is a name you should know. Part of Peckham’s 22a collective, the crew has been throwing down jazzy, soulful ideas for some time now.
Think: Herbie, Miles, Mahavishnu, Cobham – Yusseff Kamaal take ques from the anything-goes spirit of ‘70s jazz-funk.
27 Karat Years – a time-travel to 1970s planet earth. Henry Wu & Tito Wun take the listener on a worldly journey with this collaborative release, recorded over seven days in the legendary former Kraftwerk studio “Electro Müller” in Düsseldorf, 2015.
From Istanbul with love. Turkish artist Kerem Akdag’s combined expertise as a drummer and producer is audibly apparent in the latest DTW release, “Loungin“.
From fourthcoming, “Good Morning Peckham” After a string of well received releases on the likes of 22a and Alexander Nut’s Hotep, Henry Wu steps forth with his most bold statement to date with “Good Morning Peckham’ on the Rhythm Section International Imprint.
Here’s (almost) everything you need to know about Henry Wu With hip hop sensibility applied to both ends of the synth boogie spectrum, Henry Wu has got the streets talking.