JACOB BANKS Premieres “Chainsomking” Video Via i-D, Announces Festival Run

Today, rising singer, songwriter and performer JACOB BANKJS shares the visuals for his latest single “Chainsmoking.” The video was written and co-directed by Jacob Banks himself, and premiered earlier today via i-D Magazine. Banks explains that the video is “about resilience amongst the oppressed. It’s choosing to not give a shit, even when it hurts.” The track is taken from his critically acclaimed EP, The Boy Who Cried Freedom, which was released earlier this spring on Darkroom / Interscope Records.

WatchChainsmoking:” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjNxTyEZBMc

Stream/purchase The Boy Who Cried Freedom: http://smarturl.it/TBWCF

Jacob Banks recently announced a new London show set for October 30th at the Village Underground, which quickly sold out. It has also been revealed that Banks will take his talents across North America this Summer and Fall, with performances set for major festivals including Monterey International Pop Festivals 50th Anniversary, Firefly, Lollapalooza, The Meadows, Life is Beautiful, Austin City Limits and more. A full tour routing can be viewed below. Further information can be found at www.mrjacobbanks.com.

May 18 – Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge @ Hollywood Forever
June 17 – Monterey, CA – Monterey International Pop Festival
June 18 – Dover, DE –  Firefly Music Festival
June 22-25 – Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest Festival
August 4 – Cincinnati, OH – Fountain Square
August 5 – Chicago, IL –  Lollapalooza
August 6 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts
August 11-13 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival
September 15-17 – New York, NY – Meadows Music and Arts Festival
September 23 – Las Vegas, NV – Life is Beautiful Festival
October 6-8 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
October 30 – London, UK – Village Underground

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