Speaking on Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs, writing for other stars, his aspirations, and more.
SAINt JHN’s Brooklyn upbringing undeniably informs his music taste, but isn’t necessarily overt in his catalogue. A man who distills melody, rhythm, and powerful writing into a distinct aesthetic, SAINt JHN is planting a unique musical tree that has finally begun bearing the fruit he’s so arduously chased. Speaking on his come-up and life, the Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs artist stopped by The World’s Most Dangerous Morning Show to chop it up with Charlamagne and DJ Envy.
Joined by the legendary Kareem “Biggs” Burke, who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records and is now managing SAINt, the BK artist clues-in listeners on the intricacies and idiosyncrasies that make SAINt JHN a star. Before becoming known for hits like “TRAP” featuring Lil Baby and “Roses,” the Guyanese talent penned songs for the likes of Rihanna and Usher, structuring his foundation of not only working with A-level stars, but helping him hone his writing process. With his second album out, Ghetto Lenny’s Love Songs, JHN is fully reaping the benefits of his resolve — the stars are collaborating with him.
During the 30-minute interview, he also speaks on collaborating with the legendary Lenny Kravitz on “Borders,” and details the blueprint for its existence.
Whether you’re a loyal SAINt JHN fan or a new admirer, take some time out of your day to listen to this man’s truths: