Not every act is capable of coining a phrase to describe their music, but luckily The Suffers are one of just a few. Armed with their own brand of Gulf Coast Soul, The Suffers are here to make sure that you have a great time. Enter frontwoman, Kam Franklin, a bandleader who’s beautifully one of a kind. Her voice ranges between booming to sultry in a matter of seconds. Her onstage persona doesn’t really differ from how she is in day-to-day life, where she’s just as likely to call you out on your bullshit, as she is to hug you while laughing at something random. Ken Grand-Pierre met up with Kam in Brooklyn to find out what Gulf Coast Soul is all about.

“That song was honestly about getting dick in the storm.”

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