Fantastic Negrito takes home Best Contemporary Blues Album for Please Don’t Be Dead at the 61st GRAMMY Awards.
Trebuchet was privileged to witness Fantastic Negrito at Cambridge Folk Festival in 2017 where he gave a blisteringly memorable performance.
Sarah Corbett wrote at the time, “Fantastic Negrito is a man with an eventful past reborn as a Prince-channelling Grammy award winner. Opening number Working Poor, with lyrics as relevant for the frustration of low-wage Britain as for his homeland, and a chorus (“I keep on knocking but I can’t get in”) that bores into your brain, plunged us into a raw and authentic set”. Read the whole article here.