Many artists struggle to establish their musical identity, laboriously trying on different musical styles like a piece of clothing, looking to find what fits. But there are others that emerge fully formed, in full command of their craft, their identity and their music. Tehri fits firmly in the latter category. His new mixtape, “Love & Pain”, is a captivating and moving. The arrival of a gifted and significant new talent, one whose music feels familiar in the best possible way, while striking out on its own territory.
A California boy who grew up in Bellflower/Long Beach, Tehri discovered his musical gift as a child, but didn’t take music seriously until he was in his early 20’s. He explains, “I started writing songs that told stories and situations in my life, and it took my interest in mu