「sunkis 宋秉勤」這位還未有人知道的神秘男孩正在用自己的方式來詮釋R&B，在一年前以個人身分發表單曲《Lemme go》雖然未造成轟動，但已吸引圈內高手注意。金曲才女孫盛希的主動邀約發表了合作歌曲《不要讓我後悔 / Realer Love》與好友ØZI的相挺合力做出《JUST DO YOU》，溫暖的聲音在其他強烈的歌手表現下反而凸顯了個性，並未被其強勢的合作歌手蓋過個人特質，在情慾與侵略性佔多數的R&B世界中，sunkis正在使用另一種方式來表達自己的愛。 同為R&B創作歌手，其創作能力完全無需它人代勞，反而也能替其他歌手寫出更具音樂性的R&B旋律，詮釋出自己獨特的風格。而sunkis在這音樂類型中剛好就是那位充滿溫暖的溫柔男子，現在他準備出來創造出另一種R&B的欣賞方式，一種溫柔的浪漫。 一位剛來台灣發展的男孩甚至連中文都還有些生澀，因為如此創作出來的歌曲，讓人感受出可愛真誠的一面，這就是sunkis對世界表達的特色，從文字中即可感受到sunkis的個性，願意在歌中表達自己的害羞，與ØZI的R&B詮釋方式有完全不同的感覺。 個人專輯的計畫中大部分歌曲皆由自己創作，呈現出的價值觀並不需要再拿出R&B的情色與侵略性，雖然有自信，但看見喜歡的人還是會害羞，如果被傷害還是會難過，自信在旋律，純情在文字的結合，讓今年誕生溫柔系R&B「sunkis 宋秉勤」。 Born in San Francisco in 1998, Chris Sung spent most of his childhood in the Bay Area and moved to Taiwan for high school in 2012. He has now returned back to Taiwan to pursue a career in music as sunkis. Despite majoring in Econ in college, sunkis possesses many surprising artistic talents: he has a solid foundation in contemporary jazz hip hop and ballroom dance, and almost pursued a career in dance instead. He cites various American R&B artist such as Pink Sweat$, Kehlani, and Frank Ocean as his songwriting inspirations, along with 88rising’s lofi artist keshi and Grammy-nominated hip hop artist Ty Dolla $ign. He independently released his first single “Lemme go” in 2019, when his talents as a songwriter were first discovered. Although the song wasn’t considered a hit, sunkis caught the attention of many in-house artists. His warm voice caught the attention of Golden Melody award winner, Shi Shi Sun, who asked for a collaboration. In “Realer Love”, a R&B ballad co-written with Shi Shi Sun, sunkis showcases his emotional sincerity. He is diverse in his music genres as evident in his featured West Coast style track with ØZI, “JUST DO YOU” — his playful attitude giving the song an extra groove. Though he isn’t quite fluent in Mandarin just yet, sunkis’ slightly awkward American accent and androgynous look has become part of his charm. This endearing young artist is paving his own path into the world of R&B. Instead of the usual explicit sexual content present in most R&B tracks, sunkis chooses to sing about old fashion romance and relatable heartaches. His audience knows he is expressive and sincere. This year sunkis is officially debuting and finding his unique voice in this saturated industry. While still relatively unknown, sunkis’ journey as an artist official starts this year and he is definitely one to keep your eyes on!