G. Love has offered his soulful hip-hop blues for two decades, singing lyrics that relate life as it is.
Last year, the artist also known as Garrett Dutton released a record with the original members of his famed trio G. Love and Special Sauce for the first time in a decade. And this month, he begins a summer tour including both solo and full band shows.
In this interview, G. Love discusses his songwriting methods, how his newest record Sugar came to be and the magic of playing live. He also shows us one of his signature guitars.
JENS ERIK GOULD
Jens previously covered music for TIME Magazine and time.com, interviewing artists from Skrillex to Danger Mouse. He has more than a decade of experience covering multiple beats in more than a dozen countries across the globe, including covering Venezuela politics for The New York Times and Mexico’s economy for Bloomberg News. He is also a singer songwriter who has released three albums.