PBS NewsHour

How ‘experimental soul’ has become artist’s guiding force

Clip: 05/19/2016 | 2m 57s

Recording artist and producer Pell began making music to identify himself in a new place, as his family was forced to flee to Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. That’s why he believes the goal of an artist is to tell their own story and define their own themes. Pell gives his Brief But Spectacular take on how life experience influences his music in a genre he calls “experimental soul.”

Aired: 05/19/16

Rating: NR

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