It’s only just the beginning for Jalen N’Gonda, and yet you can already tell that he has a promising career ahead of him. Songs such as ‘I Need You’ and ‘Holler (When You Call My Name)’ showcase a perfect blend of honest emotion without letting everything out of the bag.

It’d be easy for someone to have these songs and to feel assured, but luckily Jalen N’Gonda is more restless than complacent, which he showcases while talking to Ken Grand-Pierre about songwriting and why he knows he that he still has a long way to go.

“My favourite thing about music is how it’s always around you when you’re growing up. It’s all over the place.”

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