Japanese rising star Risa Kumon showcases her soothing artistry on ethereal track “Free,” led by her angelic vocals backdropped by atmospheric sonics led by jazz-tinged instrumentation and hazy beats.
Striking a perfect balance between delicate melodies and a sultry vibe, Kumon’s soundscapes evoke tranquillity and joy within us in equal amounts, rooted in smooth blend of R&B and jazz.
Her powerful artistic presence and passion offset by the gentle yet soaring touches of her vocals, the Nagasaki-born, Tokyo-residing talent who has honed her artistry pulling from inspirations like Lauryn Hill, Mariah Carey,and Whitney Houston, is an enchanting talent who has used music as her solace through personal challenges.
With numerous performances at Japan's largest music festivals, chart-topping success as well as her own radio shows including her 'Trendy Pickups By Risa & Roro' with Rolandis "Roro" Ramsey, Risa Kumon has already won hearts in Japan.
Offering us the same safe space in her music that she finds within it, this rising star is all set to go global.