Ghanaian singer-songwriter and producer Asante arranged a live jazz rendition of Corinne Bailey Rae’s “Breathless” from her 2006 self-titled debut album on Rhodes and vocals with Kayvon Gordon on Rhodes, Ben Gugino on drums, Stephen Grady on saxophone, and Adrian Koch on bass. Stream/download Asante’s jazz take on Corinne Bailey Rae’s “Breathless” below.
If you’re a lover of house music from the late ’80s and early ’90s house music, “It’s Party Time” by London-based producer Lokiboi is just for you.
Stream/ download Lokiboi’s “It’s Party Time” below.
British soulstress Alice Russell, who is gearing up for her upcoming North American tour, gives an acoustic rendition of “I Loved You” from her new album, To Dust.
Watch Alice Russell’s “I Loved You” performance below.
Stream/download “I Loved You” for free below.
Songstress Jojo reworked “Anything,” a Beau Dozier and Justin Trugman-produced record from her 2006 album, The High Road, which samples Toto’s 1982 record entitled “Africa,” by incorporating new vocals and teaming up with Casey Veggies on this remix.
Stream/download Jojo’s “Anything” featuring Casey Veggies for free below.
A must watch and a must listen.
Jasmine Mans, a University of Wisconsin scholar and poet of The Strivers Row, calls out the rap game in her captivating live performance of “You Gone Get This Work” at Stage 48.
This piece is featured on New Jersey poet’s free, debut mixtape titled Black Boy Gold, which takes on both the physical and the mental demise of the black man and black boys.
Watch Jasmine Mans’ performance of “You Gone Get This Work.”
Stream/download Jasmine Mans’ mixtape below.
Singer-songwriter Arima Ederra delivers soothing vocals on this Airlocke-produced, jazz-soul tune entitled “Old New School Love.” There’s something about retro-inspired records. Instant ear pleasers.
Stream/download Arima Ederra’s “Old New School Love” below.
Combining a simple production with passionate, echoey vocals, NY-based singer-songwriter and producer Jimi Nxir (pronounced Noir) explores the emotion of love as an unidentified journey on “Thundher,” the second single from his debut EP, GXLD, dropping the fall. Although this James B.Walker-produced track exudes openness, in terms of space throughout the production, vocal delivery, and even lyrics, the visuals add a mystique feel as a nice contrast.
Watch Jimi Nxir’s “Thundher” video below.
Stream/download the track for free below.
Following up his Alone Together EP, which included the titled track featuring Marsha Ambrosius and “Remember Me” featuring Jessie J, British singer-songwriter Daley dropped his new 3-track EP entitled Songs That Remind Me of You.
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