Powfu

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Powfu
Powfu in 2018
Powfu in 2018
Background information
Birth nameIsaiah Faber
Born (1999-03-31) March 31, 1999 (age 22)[1][2]
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Years active2018–present
Labels
Associated acts

Isaiah Faber (born March 31, 1999), known professionally as Powfu,[5][6][7] is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is the son of Dave Faber from the band Faber Drive. He amassed popularity following the release of his first charting single, "Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)", which peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Career[edit]

In February 2020 he released the song "Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)", which features a sample of Filipino-British singer Beabadoobee's debut single "Coffee." The single has received over 1 billion streams on Spotify as of June 2021 and peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 after amassing popularity through the video-sharing app TikTok, where over four million videos using the song have been posted. Upon rereleasing the single commercially a year after, Powfu signed with Columbia Records in the US, in conjunction with Robots + Humans in the UK. The song appears on the EP Poems of the Past, which was released on May 29, 2020.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Some Boring Love Stories Pt. 5 (2020)[8]

Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with release date and label shown
Title Details Peak chart positions
CAN
[9]
FRA
[10]
US
[11]
US
Alt.

[9]
US
Heat.

[12]
Some Boring, Love Stories
  • Released: December 12, 2018[13]
  • Label: PowPow
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Some Boring, Love Stories, Pt. 2
  • Released: February 16, 2019[14]
  • Label: PowPow
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Some Boring, Love Stories, Pt. 3
  • Released: April 10, 2019[15]
  • Label: PowPow
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Some Boring Love Stories, Pt. 4
  • Released: November 12, 2019[16]
  • Label: PowPow
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
Poems of the Past
  • Released: May 29, 2020[17]
  • Label: Columbia, Robots + Humans
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
53 57 134 5 1
Drinking Under the Streetlights
  • Released: June 4, 2021[18]
  • Label: Powfu Productions, Columbia
  • Format: Digital download, streaming
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with year released, selected chart positions and certifications, and album name shown
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[19]
AUS
[20]
BEL
[21]
DEN
[22]
FRA
[10]
IRE
[23]
NL
[24]
NZ
[25]
UK
[26]
US
[27]
"Letters in December"[28]
(with Rxseboy)
2019 non-album singles
"Dead Eyes"[29]
(with Promoting Sounds and Ouse!)
"Hide in Your Blue Eyes"[30]
(with Thomas Reid)
"Laying on My Porch While We Watch the World End."[31]
(with Rxseboy and Slipfunc)
2020
"Don't Fall Asleep Yet"[32]
(with ENRA)
"Death Bed (Coffee for Your Head)"
(featuring Beabadoobee)
11 5 7 10 19 7 11 5 4 23 Poems of the Past
"I'm Used to It"[41]
"I'll Come Back to You"[42]
"Eyes"[43]
(with Lilyung & Chrisbeats)
non-album single
"17again"[44] Some Boring Love Stories Pt. 5
"Stay4ever"[45]
(featuring Mounika.)
"When the Hospital Was My Home"[46]
(with Rxseboy)
"The Way That You See Me"[47]
(with Rxseboy and Sarcastic Sounds featuring Ayleen Valentine)
2021 Drinking Under the Streetlights
"Survivor"[48]
(with Known. and Kultargotbounce)
TBA
"The Long Way Home"
(with Sarcastic Sounds and Sara Kays)
Drinking Under the Streetlights
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"Feel That Again" Prod. 8rokeboy Happily Sad featuring Powfu[49] 2018 Non-album single
"Eyes Blue Like the Atlantic, Pt. 2"
(Sista Prod featuring Alec Benjamin, Rxseboy and Powfu)[50]
2020 Non-album single
"tell me when you change"
(Jay Sek featuring Powfu)[51]
2020 Non-album single
"how to live"

(yaeow featuring Powfu and Sarcastic Sounds)[52]

2021 Non-album single

References[edit]

  1. ^ Columbia Records (March 31, 2020). "Happy Birthday Powfu". Facebook. Retrieved April 25, 2020.
  2. ^ Powfu (March 6, 2020). "Powfu - death bed (coffee for your head) - Verified commentary". Genius. Retrieved April 23, 2020. I'm 20 years old.
  3. ^ Fred Thomas. Powfu at AllMusic. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Sony launches Robots + Humans label/publishing partnership with Rob Ronaldson, signs Powfu". musicweek.com.
  5. ^ https://www.cbc.ca/music/how-a-song-goes-viral-powfu-on-death-bed-and-its-steady-rise-to-the-top-1.5607847
  6. ^ "Powfu on how his rock star dad put him on the path to success: "He helped me the whole way" - Music News - ABC News Radio". abcnewsradioonline.com.
  7. ^ "Powfu & Beabadoobee Each Earn First Hot 100 Entry With 'Death Bed'". Billboard. March 24, 2020.
  8. ^ "some boring love stories pt 5 by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  9. ^ a b "Heatseekers Albums Chart – 27 June 2020". Billboard. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  10. ^ a b "Discography Powfu". lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  11. ^ "Heatseekers Albums Chart – 20 June 2020". Billboard. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  12. ^ "Heatseekers Albums Chart – 15 August 2020". Billboard. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  13. ^ "Some Boring Love Stories - EP by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music. December 12, 2018. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  14. ^ "Some Boring Love Stories, Pt. 2 - EP by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music. February 16, 2019. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  15. ^ "Some Boring Love Stories, Pt. 3 - EP by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music. April 10, 2019. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  16. ^ "Some Boring Love Stories, Pt. 4 - EP by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music CA. November 12, 2019. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  17. ^ Muir, Jamie (May 13, 2020). "Powfu has done the double - revealing a new track and announcing a new EP". Dork. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  18. ^ "drinking under the streetlights - EP by Powfu on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  19. ^ "Beabadoobee Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  20. ^ "Discography Powfu". australian-charts.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  21. ^ "Discografie Powfu". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  22. ^ "Discography Powfu". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  23. ^ "Discography Powfu". irish-charts.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  24. ^ "Discografie Powfu". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  25. ^ "Discography Powfu". charts.nz. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  26. ^ "POWFU FT BEABADOOBEE | full Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  27. ^ "Beabadoobee Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved June 16, 2020.
  28. ^ "Letters in December - Single by Rxseboy & Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  29. ^ "Dead Eyes - Single by Promoting Sounds, Powfu & Ouse! on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  30. ^ "Hide in Your Blue Eyes - Single by Thomas Reid & Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  31. ^ "Laying On My Porch While We Watch the World End. - Single by Powfu, Rxseboy & Slipfunc on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  32. ^ "Don't Fall Asleep Yet - Single by ENRA & Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  33. ^ "Gold/Platinum – Powfu". Music Canada. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  34. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2020 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved April 25, 2021.
  35. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – singles 2020". Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  36. ^ "British single certifications – Powfu feat. Beabadoobee – Death Bed". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  37. ^ "Powfu feat. beabadoobee – death bed". IFPI Denmark. August 4, 2020. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  38. ^ "Gold & Platinum: Beabadoobee". RIAA. Retrieved April 20, 2020.
  39. ^ "New Zealand single certifications – Powfu feat. Beabadoobee – Death Bed". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  40. ^ "Les certifications - SNEP" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved October 20, 2020.
  41. ^ "im used to it - Single by Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  42. ^ "ill come back to you". Spotify. Retrieved May 13, 2020.
  43. ^ "Eyes - Single by Lilyung, Powfu & Chrisbeats on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  44. ^ "17again - Single by Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved July 17, 2020.
  45. ^ "stay4ever - Single by Powfu on Apple Music". music.apple.com. Retrieved October 10, 2020.
  46. ^ "when the hospital was my home - Single by Powfu & Rxseboy on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  47. ^ "the way that you see me (feat. Ayleen Valentine) - Single by Powfu, Rxseboy, & Sarcastic Sounds on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  48. ^ "Survivor - Single by KNOWN., Powfu, & KULTARGOTBOUNCE on Apple Music". Apple Music. Retrieved June 4, 2021.
  49. ^ Long (November 13, 2018). "Happily sad feat. Powfu "Feel That Again"". Retrieved December 7, 2020.
  50. ^ Wass, Mike (August 13, 2020). "Powfu, Alec Benjamin & Rxseboy remix Sista Prod's "Eyes Blue Like the Atlantic"". Idolator. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  51. ^ Mr. Shades (October 4, 2019). "Jay Sek x Powfu - tell me when you change". YouTube. Retrieved November 5, 2020.
  52. ^ yaeow - how to live (feat. Powfu and Sarcastic Sounds), retrieved June 15, 2021