Following a sold-out December show at New York City’s Highline Ballroom opening for Wale and Kid Cudi, Colin Munroe stopped by Chung King Studios to record live cuts from his much blogged about mixtape Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero
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Today’s video release features Colin alongside D.C.-based rapper Wale performing “Will I Stay (Remix).” Colin jumps between keys and drums on this “infectious track” (Washington Post) as Wale brings his lyrical prowess to the table.
In other news...
Munroe was recently profiled on the Sundance Channel and Dell’s “Discovered” emerging artists series which airs during "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...” Watch performance and interview footage here:
What better way to rev up for spring than a trip to Austin for SXSW. Colin has joined the lineup for this year’s festival kicking off March 18th. Stay tuned for show details.
Colin is currently putting the final touches on his debut album, Don’t Think Less of Me, due this spring via Universal Motown.
“With remarkable takes on U2’s ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ and Kanye West’s ‘Flashing Lights,’ accompanied by equally inventive 2008 videos that lit up YouTube and a stellar mixtape, Colin Munroe is the Unsung Hero, Munroe is ready to unfurl his ‘09 debut Don’t Think Less of Me.” - Vibe
“There is the unwavering feeling about Colin that you are witnessing a young dude about to become a lot bigger.”- RCRD LBL
Additional Colin Munroe videos:
“Piano Lessons” (featuring Joell Ortiz, produced by Black Milk)- Pitchfork TV premiere-
“I Want Those Flashing Lights” - Kanye West remix-
“Sunday Bloody Sunday”- U2 cover-
“Will I Stay”-
“World of Pain”- Yahoo Video Award 2008 for Best Indie Music Video-