Grammy Award-Winning Songwriter Kameron Corvet Releases New EP "Kathy's Basement!"
In 2018, Kameron Corvet started strumming the melody for Don’t Make Me Wait on his guitar. The Grammy Award-winning artist, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor, never imagined that song would take him on tour with the two musical legends, Sting and Shaggy! The song would become an international hit, peaking at #1 on the Reggae Charts in over 14 countries, winning the iconic duo a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. A songwriter, composer, vocalist and guitar virtuoso, Kameron is most riveting when he's performing.
Although the global pandemic has slowed down Corvet’s international touring schedule significantly, it’s carved out more time for him to complete other projects like Kathy’s Basement, an EP inspired by and dedicated to his mother. "Growing up in Baton Rouge and Cincinnati, the houses we lived in didn’t have a basement. My mom’s dream was for us to have a basement so we can run around inside the house and just be free! As I got into music, I imagined having friends over for jam sessions. I always dreamed of buying her the house with the basement once I “made it” and while I’m still making my way, I wanted to give her a basement figuratively."
On Friday, October 23rd, Kameron celebrated the release of the Kathy's Basement with an intimate Acoustically Yours release concert which goes live on his Instagram page. Three of the songs he performed were N-U, Give It A Try, and an acoustic version of Don't Make Me Wait, all featured tracks on Kathy's Basement.
A 4th generation singer/songwriter from Cincinnati, and Baton Rouge, Kameron currently calls Atlanta home. After earning a degree in French from Morehouse College, he began teaching middle school French by day while pursuing his musical aspirations at night. After finally deciding to leave teaching and pursue music full-time, he wrote Don’t Make Me Wait, on the couch in his ATL apartment. Corvet’s talent as a singer, songwriter, and guitar player have allowed him to exist between genres as an artist. “When people see a Black man with a guitar, the first thing they think is I’m either a country music artist or a folk singer, and when I fluently start speaking or singing in French, they are totally confused,” he laughs. "Kathy’s Basement is a labor of love. I haven’t been able to see my mom because of her being high risk and the uncertainty of this year has really shown the importance of cherishing and honoring those you love in the present. So, this is my gift to my mom, the music created in the basement she always wanted."