Wayne Bamba’s Debut EP, ‘Porsche Carriage’

When your world crumbles and confusion reigns, where do you turn? This poignant question finds resonance in Wayne Bamba‘s debut EP, “Porsche Carriage.” In a bold exploration of identity, belonging, and the ache of heartbreak, Bamba traverses the world of American iconography, uncovering layers of meaning and emotion that defy expectations. “Porsche Carriage” is a voyage through the depths of the soul. Each track serves as a waypoint for this masterpiece, guiding listeners through a maze of contradictions and revelations.

Atmospheric and genre-defying, “Porsche Carriage” defies easy categorization. It’s a mixtape that refuses to be confined, embracing elements of various styles and genres to create something wholly unique. From the haunting melodies to the pulsating rhythms, each song is a testament to Bamba’s artistic vision and versatility.


The EP kicks off with the title track “Porsche Carriage,” where a myriad of peculiar sounds like whistles, car engine rumbles, and even a horse’s growl create an intriguing backdrop. It’s like entering a scene from an adventurous movie, evoking a sense of wonder and anticipation. Wayne’s vocals seamlessly blend with the genre, his impressive falsetto adding depth and character to the music. Speaking of character, Wayne’s vocal delivery is full of personality, drawing listeners in with each note. Wayne’s emotive singing style adds an extra layer of depth to the song, making it feel like more than just a typical track. And let’s not forget about the production quality, which is top-notch. Every sound is crisp and clear, blending seamlessly to create a cohesive musical experience. It’s clear that a lot of care and attention went into crafting the atmosphere of the tracks, resulting in an exceptional listening experience.

April, Spring” begins with a striking church bell tolling, setting a powerful tone. Then, as the vocals kick in, there’s a distinct Disney princess vibe, transporting listeners to a magical scene. The transition between genres and beats adds an exciting dimension to the track, keeping listeners engaged throughout. And don’t miss the intriguing skit at the end, adding an extra layer of interest to the song. Moving on to “Pony is a Star,” the production shines with its intricate instrumentals. While it may have a slightly eerie vibe, the melody and musicality are undeniable. There’s a sense of depth and meaning embedded within the song, showcasing the artist’s passion and heartfelt dedication to their craft.


Next in line is “Princess,” a single freshly released on January 19th of this year. This tune takes a leisurely pace with acoustic vibes and a mellow melody, offering a soothing retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The lyrics and storytelling are top-notch and the atmosphere of the track is exceptional. It’s the kind of song that transports you to a peaceful state of mind, where worries melt away and only the music remains.

And finally, we come to my personal favorite, “American Dolls.” This gem boasts a delightful melody and a serene atmosphere that wraps around you like a warm blanket. But it’s the lyrics that truly steal the show, diving deep into the complexities of identity and delivered with raw passion and emotion. Wayne’s mastery of lyricism shines through, painting a vivid picture with every word. And let’s not overlook the exceptional vocals that bring these lyrics to life, resonating with honesty and authenticity. The production is top-notch as well, creating a soundscape that perfectly complements the heartfelt vocals and meaningful lyrics.

In a world where music often serves as a form of escapism, “Porsche Carriage” stands out as a beacon of authenticity and introspection. It’s a mixtape that doesn’t shy away from the complexities of life, but instead embraces them wholeheartedly.

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