Shamir’s Rough Road to ‘Revelations’

Back in 2015, Shamir Bailey had the world at his fingertips. He had signed to XL, the label that helped turn artists like Adele, Vampire Weekend and FKA Twigs into megastars. His debut album, Ratchet, and viral electro-pop single "On the Regular" had earned him serious buzz. But between then and the release of his new LP, the much more lo-fi Revelations, he has seen his

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