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Sir Thelonious / Bio

Sir Thelonious, born & raised in Newark, New Jersey, is a Revolutionary who Lives the Liberating Life of an Abstract Lover.

Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Song-Writer, Photographer are still just a few titles to label this man by. He is an Explorer of all arts of life & living.

Being influenced by musical artists such as Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway, Ella Fitzgerald, Phyllis Hyman, Bilal Salaam, Dwele, Thom Yorke, James Blake, Musiq Soulchild, Little Dragon, Sonnymoon, Raphael Saadiq, Common, Imogen Heap, Coultrain a.k.a. Seymour Liberty, When Saints Go Machine, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe, Erlend Øye, Mos Def, Saul Williams, Laura Darlington, Shabazz Palaces, Curtis Mayfield, Sam Cooke, A Tribe Called Quest, Digable Planets, Amel Larrieux, Bilal Oliver, J Dilla, Little Brother, Slum Village, N.E.R.D., Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, The Roots, Prince, NaS, AZ, Roy Ayers, George Duke, Ramsey Lewis, Thelonious Monk, Gil Scott-Heron, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Muhsinah, Radio Galaxy, Nicholas Ryan Gant, J*DaVeY, The Foreign Exchange, Toro Y Moi, and many many more, Sir Thelonious still finds the impressive space to be an artist that cannot be easily compared.

In January of 2012, Sir Thelonious released his 1st project called, "Reminiscing over Tomorrows". This EP was a metaphorical yet elaborate story detailing the past & present life of the artist. Ranging from topics of struggling with identity to issues with religion, the 7 track effort is definitely one that many can relate to.

As a writer, Sir Thelonious separates himself from the norm. He specializes in abstract notions of penmanship. His music holds multiple meanings & will definitely challenge the average listener's mind, heart, & soul.

So, as you take time to enter the life of this inspiring man of difference, enjoy the experience & make sure you spread the awareness of his message. And that simply is, All Things & All Beings are Necessary.


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Artist Name
Sir Thelonious
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Newark, NJ