Ahmad McCown is a singer, songwriter and pianist whose musical story began in childhood. Growing up in Delaware he learned his way around Pop and R&B by learning the songs of legendary artists like Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Luther Vandross. He continued his training in school and church, learning traditional songs and delving deeper into the intricacies of music theory.
The singer made his professional solo recording debut in 2020 with the single “Something New.” Regular readers of The Static Dive will remember his 2021 follow-up single “My Destination.” That track introduced us to talented musician dealing in uplifting narratives, positive vibes and self-affirmation. His songs have struck a chord with fans the world over. With just three singles under his belt already counts his streaming numbers in the hundreds of thousands.
“What’s Best for Me” is the latest single from Ahmad McCown, released worldwide to all major streaming services on December 3, 2021. Following in the footsteps of “My Destination,” the track finds the singer alone at his piano, lamenting the hardships he has faced through his life. Over a melancholy minor-key piano ballad he concludes that he needs to break free from the judgment of others and do what’s best for himself. As the track progresses, the producer introduces classical strings and woodwinds to accent the track’s dramatic vibe.
Check out “What’s Best For Me” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Songwriters playlist, or listen on your favorite streaming service. Follow the links below to connect with Ahmad McCown. Get on his socials and follow along as he continues his musical journey.