Bands In Portrait: Enon Gaines

Enon Gaines, frontman of Bay Area indie-punk-hip-hop band Unlikely Heroes, is an enigma. At one moment he is exuberant, then the next shy and vulnerable. At another point he is overflowing with confidence, then a few minutes later full of humble praise for those around him. Unlikely Heroes was formed in 2015, following Gaines' winning the music category of the Los Angeles Times’ Inspire Us competition with his song, “Gold Rings.” Winning the competition led to Gaines being invited to perform in LA. “I didn't want to go down there and just do a DJ set,” he recalls. “I actually [...]

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