‘This is the hardest thing anyone will have to deal with in their lifetime’ Hussain Says ‘I NEVER thought it would have happened to me, I hope we can all learn to appreciate our loved ones before its too late’
The release comes ahead of his performing to a sold-out crowd at The Jazz Café in Camden this Wednesday, which is set to be his biggest headline performance to date.
Comprised of 4 poems in total the ‘Homemade’ cycle finds the poet and metal health activist working his way through his personal grief following the death of his mother last year.
Hussain is a unique character in the UK’s musical landscape. He’s an accomplished poet who has opened the stage for the likes of Ellie Goulding & Cher, as well as headlined sold-out shows across London.
He’s also a passionate campaigner for mental health awareness, having set the Guinness world record for the world’s largest mental health lesson, and is also a proud ambassador of Samaritans, committed to their vision of fewer people dying by suicide.
He’s performed at Brixton Academy with the Global Citizen initiative (sharing the stage with Former UN Secretary General Kofi Anan) and recently made appearances on Radio 4, Sky News, BBC Asian Network discussing his poetry and dealing with grief.