2017 City of Chicago Individual Artist Grantee and John Lennon Songwriting Competition Finalist: Songwriter | Producer | Guitarist B Forrest's palette of audible paint contains the colours blues, folk, love, and soul.
Currently working on his sophomore album and producing a handful of other projects; B's debut album “Back to Bodhi”, got nods from publications such as AfroPunk, Pilerats, Rage (NBC Aus), Vocalo (NPR), Local Anesthetic (XRT).
B can be found around Chicago in the many projects he collaborates on, or performing his works solo or with his live band, "The Bodhis".
Aside from being a composer and songwriter, B is a visual artist and his works can be found under the moniker AUDIBLE PAINT.
PILERATS (The Lament music video premiere)
AfroPunk (Grown Child Premiere)
AFROPUNK mixtape Vol. #006 "Town Square"
Local Anesthetic (XRT Chicag0)
John Lennon Songwriting Competition finalist
RAGE (ABC AUSTRALIAn National TV DEBUT)
Long time Friend And COllaborator with some of the scene's top TALENT
B has been lucky to call him self not only a cohort, but a friend of some of Chicago and beyond's top talent. Whether it be working as the guitarist for emcee DENMARK VESSEY (Rolling Stone Top 40 Rapper) or indie-songstress GIA MARGARET, his ears and heart is open to all artistic voices. Some of the other many folk he has work with are: SAM TRUMP, DUG (THRONE AGE), SAM HUDGENS, BEN JOSEPH, ANGELE ANISE, JUDE SHUMA, SEDGEWICK, ASTRO SAMURAI, POCKET RADIO, HEAZZA, LIBERTY JONES, and more.
the official animated video