Behind a chic mauve aesthetic and a larger-than-life personality is the man that is Mauvey, being a sanguine paradigm of emotional expression. Listeners flock around the alt-pop rising star because of his musical idiosyncrasy, yet his music and character withhold a certain je ne sais quoi that one simply cannot resist.
Mauvey is founded upon a sense of gratitude. Hailing from Ghana yet raised transatlantically across Canada and the United Kingdom, Mauvey’s sound is the culmination of decades spent nomadically traversing the Northern hemisphere. While such an upbringing naturally exposed him to revolutionaries such as Michael Jackson, Prince and Labrinth that would gradually become integral musical influences, Mauvey has a one-of-a-kind cultural lens that borrows from the stylings of one continent and lends them to another.
To date, Mauvey’s work has garnered critical acclaim from the likes of BBC Introducing and BBC Radio 1, Exclaim!, Complex, Range Magazine, Selector Radio and The Block CBC. He’s owned sets at SXSW,The Great Escape, BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend and the Isle of Wight Festival, undertaken support slots aside easy life and Snotty Nose Rez Kids.