"He is my guy, a musical brother. And I only f*ck with the best!" ~ Madlib
A colossus of the funk & soul world, Adam Gibbons (aka Lack of Afro) has been releasing music for 15 years and continues to go from strength to strength. Previously signed to Freestyle Records in London and running his own label ‘The Basion Music Group’ since 2015, he has been responsible for some of the genre’s most important releases, not least his debut album ‘Press On’, described by iDJ as “one of the most important albums of the modern funk era” and more recently given ‘classic’ status by Future Music Magazine.
An accomplished multi-instrumentalist, producer, DJ and composer, his music has won worldwide critical acclaim and to date has gained 115 million streams on Spotify. It has been featured on films, TV shows and adverts all over the globe, on networks including HBO, ABC, Sony Pictures, BBC, ITV, Sky TV, Fox Pictures & Warner Brothers Television, and used in multi million ad campaigns by the likes of Google, Spotify, Miller Lite and Adidas.
As a DJ and live performer, he has performed in over 20 countries worldwide and undertaken countless live sessions for radio and TV including two for the BBC at the highly revered Maida Vale Studios. He has also produced 13 award winning, sample packs for Loopmasters.
"As well as being an accomplished multi-instrumentalist Adam Gibbons (Lack of Afro) talent shines through in the fusing of the traditional sounds of soul, disco or rap into a distinctive and refreshingly modern sound." ~ The Face
Lack of Afro continues to go from strength to strength. 2016’s ‘Hello Baby’ picked up a BBC 6 Music ‘Album Of The Year’ nomination & appeared in the Top 10of the iTunes R&B / Soul chart in 21 countries worldwide. His music also continues to be in high demand across all aspects of film & TV by networks such as ABC, Fox, NBC, Sony Pictures & the BBC. More recently he has signed to licensing label A Remarkable Idea, an imprint of Universal Musicalongside artists such as Maximo Park, Pulled Apart By Horses, Alt J & label boss Benson Taylor. A remix of his 2011 song ‘P.A.R.T.Y’ by French duo Ofenbach (released on Warner Music in March).
AGENT: Darren James-Thomas