There has been the mesmerising collaboration with ascendant production duo Sylas and ambient god Brian Eno on ‘Layer’. As well as collaborations with Burma Boy, Wolf Alice, Abra Cadabra and others. His strong visual aesthetic was mirrored across the release of his 5-8 EP, with its dark and dreamy artwork from Travis Brothers who is known for his creative direction for Pusha T, Post Malone and Sam Gellaitry. He has also contributed to Kanye West’s creative content agency
The deep mellow tone of Jelani’s voice, singing songs of passion and unfinished business, layered with resonant guitar notes and hypnotic base tones, have left him to be described as ‘one of those voices that commands right from the first play’ by FADER. Jelani himself says "Sometimes knowing who you are and what you want is blurry, all I know is that I’m Not You...". And it’s clear that his music is a testament to that fact.