Labi Siffre (b. 1945) is an English singer-songwriter. Born of a Nigerian father & Belgian mother. Proud of the closet gay man for many years.
YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8nGncQWGe5mkWM_1FgCszg
IMDb (53 soundtrack credits): https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1294859/
AllMusic biography & discography: https://www.allmusic.com/artist/labi-siffre-mn0000098819/biography
From biography by Jon Azpiri:
London-born singer Labi Siffre has spent his career breaking down boundaries. The openly gay singer built a small cult following with works that dealt squarely with homophobia and racism. In addition to his many albums, the multi-talented Siffre has written several books of poetry and has also written for the stage.
Musically, Siffre is known for his soulful, high-pitched voice and thought-provoking lyrics. His single "I Got The..." from his 1975 album Remember My Song received a modicum of fame decades after its release when its funky piano hook was sampled in Eminem's 1999 debut smash single "My Name Is." In 1988, Siffre had a hit with his anti-apartheid anthem "(Something Inside) So Strong," a song that embodied his vocal talents and his social conscience.