Underrated Faiyaz

Brent Faiyaz continues to be overlooked by music fans and deserves more recognition.

Brent Faiyaz is a growing but underappreciated face in the music industry.

Nicki Swift

Brent Faiyaz is a growing but underappreciated face in the music industry.

Maya Zappa, Columnist

Brent Faiyaz is a rising rhythm and blues (R&B) singer-songwriter who has been making waves in the music industry with his unique and soulful voice. Born in Maryland, Insider states, Faiyaz first gained recognition as a member of the group Sonder, and later on started making music on his own. With his debut album “Sonder Son,” Faiyaz showcased his ability to craft heartfelt songs that pull listeners in. Since then, he has continued to release music that showcases his growth as an artist from venturing out in different sounds and themes.

In 2022, Faiyaz released an album called “WASTELAND.” This album has snippets of skits that bring out a deeper meaning to his songs. All the songs in the album convey the same theme by telling a story. According to Insider, many fans called his lyrics “horrifyingly honest,” giving them an outlook on relationships and the struggle with family. These songs have pulled people into a new reality of how personal problems are handled. But on the other hand, some have said that Faiyaz’s lyrics are toxic.

Faiyaz is a very underrated artist. Not many people knew about his music until a song called “ALL MINE” dropped. The song is about a relationship that seems to have no potential, but the lovers are simply living in the moment. According to Remixd Magazine, it was a huge hit all over TikTok and social media. The song became the highest charting sound on TikTok. Many fans of Faiyaz are saying that the song was ruined because it was overplayed, though.

Brent Faiyaz is undoubtedly one of the most talented R&B artists of his time, yet he still is overlooked. Despite this, Faiyaz continues to make music that showcases his unique perspective on love and life.  With each release, he continues to show his talent, especially in the songs “Jackie Brown,” “Skyline,” “Clouded,” and “Rehab (Winter In Paris).” He continues to convey a connection with his listeners, and as he continues to make music, he is truly showing his talent.