Rising R&B star R.LUM.R on going against the grain

His slick sound has been hailed as so grandiose it can't be confined to just one genre. Indie R&B singer-songwriter R.LUM.R made a name for himself with his sleeper hit "Frustrated", which skyrocketed up the Spotify charts - racking up more than 30 million streams in the process. The up-and-comer talks to France 24's Richelle Harrison Plesse about switching from classical guitar to contemporary R&B and carving out a niche for himself in the capital of country music.


We also check out new releases from Father John Misty, Morcheeba plus Nicky Jam and Will Smith who've teamed up for the official FIFA World Cup song - which is already dividing opinion weeks before the tournament kicks off in Russia.

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