Known for his enigmatic stage presence, Genesis Owusu has enraptured fans nationwide since he first burst onto the scene as a triple j unearthed high finalist in 2015. Smiling With No Teeth marks Genesis Owusu’s first extended release since 2017’s debut Cardrive ep. Arriving in 2019, ‘wutd’ and ‘vultures’ emphasised his thrilling adaptability, going on to land his first ARIA nomination for best R&B/soul release. Again in 2020, he had received his second ARIA nomination for the album’s debut single, ‘Don’t Need You’ which, has collected over 1.3 million streams and landed at #73 on triple j’s Hottest 100. In 2020 alone, he performed 7 sell-out show.
His beloved performances have also featured on festival stages across Australia including Goovin’ the Moo, Spilt Milk, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Field Day, Falls Festival and Meredith Music Festival. Owusu has continued to work with industry heavy hitters across his discography. Teaming up with members from Hiatus Kaiyote, Simon Marvin and Perrinmoss and the free nationals’ Callum Connor. Forever on the rise, Genesis Owusu next takes his global steps to success, already named among international ’emerging artists to watch in 2021′ lists with the likes of NME, The Guardian UK, Daily Star, NPR / public radio & more. We’re stoked to welcome him back to Falls 2022/2023!