Ibeyi. Azealia Banks.
This week’s selection ranges from moving live performances to spit fire rap lyricists.
Little Simz- “Is This Freedom?”
On the three-minute track, the rapper spits about perspective, asking repetitively, “what does it mean to be free?”
SassyBlack – “Stay Up With Me (Love Yourself) &”Any Thang You Want”
Dropping mixtape Me and Mine (Cute Chicks) back in February; now gifting us with two spanking new tracks.
Drea Smith- “Helen Keller”
Formerly rocking with PYYRAMID, it seems Drea Smith has transitioned into a solo career. Check out her latest.
Sa-Roc – “Fire Squad” (Remix)
The Atlanta lyricist hops on J.Cole’s track.
Denai Moore – “Never Gone” (Live)
London based artist, Denai Moore, giving us this simple yet moving live rendition of “Never Gone.”
Georgia Anne Muldrow – “Ankles”
A pleasurable blend of soul-funk sounds.
Rat Habitat- “Daddy Issues”
Check out Brooklyn electronic-soul duo Rat Habitat latest.
Sam Dew- “Damn Sue EP”
Sam Dew, a Chicago born, New York based singer-songwriter is finally stepping out on his own. The artist who has worked with the likes of Mary J. Blige, Estelle and Rihanna has served up an array of r & b melodies ranging in themes from earnest wanting to a destined love on “Air.”
Michael Uzowuru – “Without You” ft. Anderson Paak
A very cool, 80’s-style track from the creative producer and musician.
Jesse Boykins III – “I Can’t Stay” (AbJo Remix)
An intense, soulful remix.
Azealia Banks – “Heavy Metal and Reflective” – Live from Coachella
The often controversial artist is in her element with this killer live performance.
Alabama Shakes – “Future People” – Live from Coachella
Lead singer Brittany Howard laid down some serious vocals during this live performance.
Ibeyi – “Eleggua” (DJ Don Cuco Remix)
The French-Cuban sibling duo led their unique sound to a great remix that pays homage to their Latin roots.
Andrea resides in Atlanta, Georgia. She’s a lover of her very Jamaican family, music, cinema, different cultures, travel, basketball, and down to earth folk. She’s especially passionate about equality in the LGBTQ community particularly as it relates to people of the African Diaspora. Contact Andrea here: firstname.lastname@example.org.