Daniel Caesar makes R&B that sounds like a dream, ebbing and flowing between waves of gospel eloquence, experimentation, and pop ambition. This outlier presentation established him as a pioneering force on 2017’s Freudian.
The breakout album yielded the smash, “Best Part” [feat. H.E.R.], which not only garnered a 2018 GRAMMY® Award in the category of “Best R&B Performance,” but it also clocked half-a-billion cumulative streams. Also anchored by “Get You” [feat. Kali Uchis] (225 million Spotify streams), “We Find Love” (63 million Spotify streams), and “Hold Me Down” (49 million Spotify streams), the total tally on Freudian surpassed 1 billion within just two years—all independently. At the JUNO Awards, it took home “R&B/Soul Recording of the Year.” Meanwhile, he attracted further praise from Pitchfork, NPR, and more. Between multiple number ones and sold out shows everywhere, Caesar emerged as an undeniable presence.
Sep 8, 2019, 8 PM