Every layer you peel back gives way to another. This 25-year-old Brisbane artist with a unique genre blending sound is making a name for himself as Carmouflage Rose, but his friends just call him Larry—as in happy as Larry. Peel off that layer and you hit another. “My real name is Graham John Herrington. I’ve got the whitest name for a black dude,” he laughs.
Herrington was born in Zimbabwe and grew up there before coming to Australia in his late teens as a refugee. Local, displaced, and then home again. Layer after layer. So where is the core of this shapeshifting, emerging artist? For that, you go to the music.
With well over three million plays on Spotify, Carmouflage Rose has a sound that’s unlike anything else in Australian hip hop. Larry has an eclectic sound which incorporates his African roots, mixed with hip-hop, electronica and dancehall.
“I grew up listening to Jamaican music,” says Herrington,
About this track...
‘Let Me Down’ sees the Brisbane-based artist further combine elements of his cultural influences from Zimbabwe with his love for contemporary urban music, as well as share the vocal duties for the first time on one of his tracks with George Maple.
Other tracks by Carmouflage Rose: Let Me Down (Radio Edit)
|Number Of People In Act||Solo|
|State/Territory Artist Is Based In||QLD|
|City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In||Brisbane|
|Taken From The Release Titled||Let Me Down|
|Copyright Holder's Name||Carmouflage Rose|
|Media Servicing Date||2018-08-23|
|Main Genre||Hip Hop|
|Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners||No|
|Artist Official Web Site||http://roselevel.com|
|Artist Social Network Page||http://www.facebook.com/carmouflagerose|
|Online Store Page 1||http://smarturl.it/CR.LMD|
|Online Store Page 2||http://www.facebook.com/carmouflagerose|
|Online Store Page 3||http://www.instagram.com/carmouflagerose|
|Content Provider||Sony Music Australia|