Singer Nick Hakim Knows How to Develop a Mood
Nick Hakim has a crooning voice that elevates his contemporary, soul melodies.
Now based in Brooklyn, New York, the singer-songwriter Nick Hakim plays guitar and piano. He grew up in Washington, D.C. with a Chilean mother, listening to her native music as well as hip-hop, funk/disco, and old school R&B greats such as Al Green and rocker Jimi Hendrix. Hakim moved to Brooklyn in 2013 and put out his debut EP in 2014 called Where Will We Go parts one and two. In 2017 he put out his album Green Twins which received much critical acclaim and NPR recognized it as one of the Ten Best R&B Albums of 2017. In 2018 NPR invited him to perform on their Tiny Desk Concert and the HBO show Insecure featured his song Needy Bees, gaining him more recognition.
His songs have an ethereal feel with cloudy melodies backed by various instrumentals.
Give his songs a listen to enjoy his experimental sounds for yourself.