Hawaii residents can have one other native musician to root for on a nationwide actuality tv present competitors this fall as Joseph Soul joins the ranks of Crew Kelly on the most recent season of NBC’s “The Voice.”
Soul, 34, isn’t any stranger to the native music scene, having spent the final twenty years spinning information as DJ Audissey whereas additionally growing his profession as a R&B recording artist in Honolulu and California.
Born Joe-Sol Malaikini, the Kapolei Excessive Faculty graduate selected Bob Marley’s “Is This Love” as his audition track for judges Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani and John Legend.
“It was actually inventive,” stated Stefani. “I’ve by no means heard a model of the track like that.”
“You’re an extremely gifted vocalist,” added Clarkson. “You’re falsetto, it’s obtained this little rasp on it, and the sweetness to your voice, the ability to your voice!”
Of the 4, Shelton and Clarkson waited till Soul was almost completed performing earlier than turning their chairs, the present’s signal that the 2 each wished him for his or her respective groups.
After listening to Shelton plead his case to be Soul’s coach, nonetheless, he didn’t hesitate when making his decide.
“I’m going to should go together with the individual I believe has expertise in a number of genres,” he stated. “I’ve to decide on Kelly.”
Watch Soul compete on this season of “The Voice” at 7 p.m. Mondays on NBC.
Observe him on Instagram at @josephsoul.