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Patience is a virtue and tendai’s time is limitless. The uniquely talented artist has slowly but surely spent the past year rolling out a series of songs that float between worlds. The subtle power of tendai’s music is to tap into his personal experiences while translating them in a relatable way. Outside of musical heroes Damon Albarn and Sade, tendai looks to the world of film for inspiration into how best to tell a story. “The experience of being Black and British is so nuanced,” he says. “The way we speak in school, church, the office…it’s always changing. There’s so many different experiences.