Powfu aka Isaiah Faber is a Canadian rapper based in Vancouver. His music became worldwide famous last year when his song Powfu – death bed (coffee for your head) became viral on Tiktok (the song reached 1 Billion streams on Spotify yesterday). We caught up with Canadian artist to speak about life and his new E.P “Drinking under the streetlights“.
Where are you right now?
In my bedroom in the mountains of Canada
How have you been doing during these past couple of months?
Really good. Started couples counselling and filming lots
Do you think that the pandemic had a positive or negative influence on your creativity?
Bit of both I guess. It sucked to not see people but it was also a cool experience to live through something so crazy
Could you introduce Powfu to our audience?
Hi im Powfu and I write songs and jesus loves u
You’re just releasing a new single, could you tell us more about it?
Its a mix of hiphop and punk music and sounds friggin epic. its about leaving a relationship cuz you feel like your dragging the other person down.
How would you describe your music?
Relatable, chill, lyrical, lofi
When you’re making your songs, do you listen to other music? Have you discovered any exciting musicians recently?
Sometimes. If there’s a new sound im chasing ill listen to songs sometimes to get inspired but usually I don’t.
One movie, one book, one song?
The vow, the bible, the a team
What are your plans for the summer?
Balling out and getting married
A question we forgot?
My fiancees name is Tashi
Listen to “Drinking under the streetlights“ below.