Hues of greys color the New York City skyline as if they were a part of a painted masterpiece. Lights from skyscrapers and theatre marquees peak through the clouds glaring atop street puddles of previous rain showers. The water ripples with every stomp as a heard of people intensely rush to an important somewhere. Horns blow in a sense of urgency from gridlock street traffic contributing to the clamor that travels up to the window of Sebastian Mikael’s photoshoot.
Well he’s the guitar rifting, piano playing, lyric writing musical phenom that has his listeners hooked on what many would consider “the good stuff”– good artistry, that is. All the way from Sweden, the 24-year-old was born and raised by his Swedish father and Ethiopian mother, both loving parents that created a warm environment enriched in music, hence his ability to create addictive tunes labeling him the industry’s “artistic pusher man.”