In need for some refreshing new vibes?! Tune in to emerging newcomer, Todd Zack Jr.!
The Elyria, Ohio native is setting his best foot forward with his debut project, betterwithtime. The 12-track free album takes us through a personal journey of Todd’s life that allows listeners in on his past, present and future. With a mix of both up-tempo songs and slow jams, the emerging artist showcases his versatility in both his vocal and writing abilities.
With just one listen through the album, you can hear the influence of some of his favorite artists like Al Green, Stevie Wonder, and Smokey Robinson, which helps give his delivery more of a throwback feeling. But at the same time, the combination of his lyrics and the way he crafts his songs are very modern and similar to the R&B sounds of today that we love thanks to the likes of a Trey Songz, Chris Brown, or Bryson Tiller.
Some of Toddy Flay’s stand-out tracks are “vibe,” “thekid,” and his Usher sampled “FYR (Freak You Right).” Each of these tracks show a different side of the singer/songwriter and are infectious in their own right. His gift of creating memorable choruses will have you singing his lyrics long after you finish listening. At only 25 years old, Todd Zack Jr. is just getting started and with such a great debut, we can’t wait to see whatever he’s got coming next!
Check out his debut album below.
–Words by Jamila Wright