A man of mystery, the R&B artist from Amsterdam prefers to let the music speak for itself. Having produced for trey songz, TY dollar sign and dave east, nelson Clark now turns his attention to his own body of work.
Clark has put together a diverse 5- track collection of songs entitled “Organic Devotion”. My personal favourite from the EP wad ‘Faded’ but check it out for yourself and let me know what you thought.
Before you do, find out what Clark had to say about his decision to remain mysterious and his plans for the future.
DVSN and H.E.R are known for keeping their persona mysterious, why have you chosen this path?
My main reason has never been to keep my persona mysterious but better to fully focus on the music first.
Nowadays there are many ways to gain attention. I wouldn’t want anything other than the music to get the primary attention. Once that has happened I’ll have no problem in showing my face to the world.
What do you want people to feel when they listen to this EP?
Love. It has come to my attention that a lot of people nowadays are afraid to love because of the dark side that comes with it. I hope this inspires a lot of people not to give up on loving and being brave enough to follow wherever your heart guides you even tho there will be hard times and challenges during the journey.
Which was the most challenging song to produce and why?
Traction was the most challenging song because I had to be fully honest to myself while being in a very difficult situation with a girl close to me and write about it in a catchy way. In the process of doing so I’ve learned that I was fighting against a feeling that my soul was craving for. All because of the fear of being disappointed or hurt.
Who are your musical inspirations? I am sure I hear a weekendesque influence here?
That is what most people hear first lol. The funny thing is that I’ve never really been listening to his music like that. Even tho I think he is a great artist and I’ve definitely had 1 or 2 weeknd songs in my daily playlist I would say I grew up listening mostly to old school R&B (Dru Hill, Silk) mixed with artists like Trey Songz, Chris Brown but also more southern style hiphop (T.I. Jeezy Ludacris). But overall, I’m a allround music freak so I love to listen to as much music as possible.
This is a very diverse collection of songs is this an indication of the musical direction you are heading in?
For this project I just followed my heart and did whatever I enjoyed the most at the moment. I will be focused more on the radio, clubs and billboard in the future but I will always do what I want and love the most while being in the process of creating new music.