L.A. Salami (Lookman Adekunle Salami)

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Legal name: Lookman Adekunle Salami

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Lookman Adekunle Salami, better known by his stage name L.A. Salami, is a musician signed to a joint venture between Sunday Best & Domino.

In 2014 Burberry asked him to soundtrack their SS/14 Menswear campaign, Zane Lowe singled him out as a future star of BBC Radio 1, and Esquire Magazine featured him as one of the ten ‘Most Stylish Men In Music’.

The singer, who British fashion brand Fred Perry compare to the likes of Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, has been played on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC 6 Music, BBC London, XFM and has toured extensively.

L.A. Salami's first notable break came in 2012 when chosen to support Lianne La Havas on tour. Christopher Bailey, Chief Creative Officer at fashion house Burberry, then got in contact to arrange a Burberry Acoustic Session which led to L.A. Salami opening the Burberry Prorsum Menswear Spring/Summer 2014 show in Kensington Palace Gardens, Hyde Park.

On 20 June 2013 the Evening Standard newspaper ran a full page piece on L.A. Salami in the form of an interview with journalist Susannah Butter where he talks openly about growing up and developing a fascination with music.

L.A. Salami's first two EPs, Another Shade of Blue & The Prelude EP, were released through boutique London label Camouflage Recordings.

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Discography

Album

Year Title RatingReleases
2016 Dancing With Bad Grammar 5 1

Single

Year Title RatingReleases
2016 The City Nowadays 5 1
2016 I Wear This Because Life Is War 5 1

EP

Year Title RatingReleases
2013 Another Shade of Blue (SUB EP 1) 5 1
2014 The Prelude EP 5 1

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