Ahmad McCown is an emerging independent singer, songwriter and producer who made his professional solo recording debut in 2020 with the single “Something New.” That song introduced a passionate artist with a taste for R&B-infused Pop music, old-school beats and a personal narrative lyrical style. Although he only recently began releasing music, he is a lifelong musician whose creative journey began in grade school.
Born in Georgia and raised in Delaware, Ahmad McCown started singing in elementary school choirs and talent shows. As a teenager he picked up the keyboard and began composing his own songs. He continued writing music throughout high school and college and performed live with the youth band at his local church.
“My Destination” is a recent single from Ahmad McCown, available worldwide on all major streaming services. Since its release the track’s empowering message and cool Lo-fi funk have resonated with fans worldwide on multiple platforms. As of this writing the track has over 200K spins on Spotify alone.
On the song, Ahmad McCown pairs an R&B vibe with a shuffling, downtempo Hip-hop beat. Rhythmic piano chords ride that groove as the singer alternates between a melodic rap and soulful lead vocals. He delivers a defiant declaration of independence and a dismissal of his haters as he celebrates his own journey. Some well placed string and horns samples add a touch of classic Pop to this uplifting tune.
Check out “My Destination” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Dive playlist, or listen on your favorite streaming service. Follow the links below to connect with Ahmad McCown. Get on his socials and get in the loop on all of the music to come from this multi-talented artist.