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Lewis Floyd Henry

In comparison to Jimi Hendrix in both sound and appearance, longtime busker Lewis Floyd Henry’s exclusive one-man band make of psychedelic blues-rock eventually transcended the pipe channels and city streets where he spent seven years playing. Blessed in Lewisham, South London in 1980, Henry initial became a graffiti musician (and therefore was the main topic of a documentary, Tale of Known), before learning art on the esteemed Central St. Martin’s University. Inspired by famous brands Pantera and Dark Sabbath as opposed to the hip-hop picture he was raised around, he started tinkering with a lo-fi audio, which he honed while executing on famous brands London’s Portobello Street and Tottenham Courtroom Road. Equipped with a electric guitar, tambourine, harmonica, and children’s drum package, his inventive renditions of Wu-Tang Clan’s “Protect Ya Throat” soon produced him the chat of the city, and resulted in an give from indie label Alter this year 2010. After executing at Glastonbury, the best Chill, and Latitude celebrations, he released his debut record, One Guy & His 30W Pram, called after his habit of carrying his equipment in an antique baby pram, in 2011.

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