independent and unofficial
Prince fan community site
Mon 12th Nov 2018 1:00pm
Welcome! Sign up or enter username and password to remember me
Forum jump
Forums > Music: Non-Prince > 20 yr old Lakame is Minneapolis' Newest Funk Man
« Previous topic  Next topic »
Reply   New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
Author

Tweet     Share

Message
Thread started 10/26/18 4:41pm

IHeartNPG4Life

20 yr old Lakame is Minneapolis' Newest Funk Man

Lakame is a graduate of T. C Ellis' High School For Record Arts in Minneapolis. Though Prince and Jesse are huge influences of his. He does not like to be compared to the ones who were before him. He was born and raised in Minnesota. He has a single out now called Million Kisses. He is playing at Bunkers in Minneaplis October 31, 2018

If you like his sound? Hit him up on facebook at

https://www.facebook.com/LakameMusic

This is a promo clip from this summer when he performed at Jazz Festival in Minneapolis

[Edited 10/26/18 16:45pm]

#NPG4LIFE... VISIT
www.worldsymphonyforpeace.org and learn what Morris Hayes is doing for humanity with music..
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #1 posted 10/27/18 7:00am

modified

If he doesn't want to be compared to Prince, he should stop imitating him. Until he develops his own style, I'll ignore this one.
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #2 posted 10/27/18 3:06pm

NorthC

Yeah, it sounds very much like someone who copied all the tricks from Prince and Hendrix, but still, I like this. He does his best.
I may disagree with everything you say, but I will defend your right to say it.
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #3 posted 10/27/18 4:20pm

EmmaMcG

"He doesn't like to be compared to the ones who were before him". Then proceeds to imitate the ones who were before him LOL. I don't mind an artist ripping off an older, funkier style. In fact, I'd rather that than the type of music in the charts. But don't pretend like you're original or that you don't want to be compared to the likes of Prince. If people are comparing you to Prince, embrace it. It's an honour.

I like what I hear from this clip. Does he have any studio recordings on Spotify, Bandcamp, etc?
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #4 posted 10/27/18 4:49pm

MoBettaBliss

i see some talent there cool

 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #5 posted 10/28/18 7:41pm

woogiebear

Saw a little bit of J.B. footwork as well! Sounds GOOD!!!

cool

 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #6 posted 10/31/18 5:02pm

Graycap23

avatar

Andre Cymone Clone.....

FOOLS multiply when WISE Men & Women are silent.
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #7 posted 10/31/18 5:05pm

Graycap23

avatar

Dude has some talent 4 sho.

I'm not feeling that 1st release Million Kisses though.

2 derivative.

FOOLS multiply when WISE Men & Women are silent.
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #8 posted 11/01/18 5:35pm

IHeartNPG4Life

EmmaMcG said:

"He doesn't like to be compared to the ones who were before him". Then proceeds to imitate the ones who were before him LOL. I don't mind an artist ripping off an older, funkier style. In fact, I'd rather that than the type of music in the charts. But don't pretend like you're original or that you don't want to be compared to the likes of Prince. If people are comparing you to Prince, embrace it. It's an honour. I like what I hear from this clip. Does he have any studio recordings on Spotify, Bandcamp, etc?

He does want to keep the original sound relevant. But he is not attempting to carbon copy the originals. He feels it is important that young guys his age should be willing to stay traditional so that it doesn't get lost. I am not aware of anything available outside of his single that is out but I do know he is working on new music all the time.

#NPG4LIFE... VISIT
www.worldsymphonyforpeace.org and learn what Morris Hayes is doing for humanity with music..
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #9 posted 11/02/18 1:48am

EmmaMcG

IHeartNPG4Life said:



EmmaMcG said:


"He doesn't like to be compared to the ones who were before him". Then proceeds to imitate the ones who were before him LOL. I don't mind an artist ripping off an older, funkier style. In fact, I'd rather that than the type of music in the charts. But don't pretend like you're original or that you don't want to be compared to the likes of Prince. If people are comparing you to Prince, embrace it. It's an honour. I like what I hear from this clip. Does he have any studio recordings on Spotify, Bandcamp, etc?

He does want to keep the original sound relevant. But he is not attempting to carbon copy the originals. He feels it is important that young guys his age should be willing to stay traditional so that it doesn't get lost. I am not aware of anything available outside of his single that is out but I do know he is working on new music all the time.



I know, as in I PERSONALLY know a few young artists who do this same kind of music. They claim not to want to copy older artists too. But I don't believe them either.

If you hear of any album or single release by this guy, keep us posted.
 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #10 posted 11/02/18 4:34am

TheFman

Where to start...?
it's ripped off but sounds good, and since the original thing isn't there anymore, i take a clone.
The guy has precense, looks good, plays good, but there's something 'off', he has no sex appeal and is uncertain.
For now he's a gimmick, but who knows he'd find his own and starts climbing the ladder.

 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply #11 posted 11/04/18 3:44pm

SPYZFAN1

What modified said.....He's not without talent (and I understand he's from Minni), but he needs his own sound. He looks like Andre from the "Dance Electric" era..and the song (where he's playing his Telecaster) sounded too much like "Empty Room" or "Something In The Water"....He's young, so he has plenty of time to grow.

 Reply w/quote - E-mail - orgNote - Report post to moderator
Reply   New topic   Printable     (Log in to 'subscribe' to this topic)
« Previous topic  Next topic »
Forums > Music: Non-Prince > 20 yr old Lakame is Minneapolis' Newest Funk Man