With the passing of legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin and the 60th birthday of Madonna occurring within days of each other this week I started to think about the enduring legacy of certain women in the music biz and how they got to where they are today. I also started to think about the mentors that have helped me on my journey. Here are seven female performers who have influenced my work and the stage of life I was in when they found me and first sang their song to me.
Earlier this year, on Valentine’s Day, I wrote the first song for the new EP “Fall” together with my producer Abe Hovey. It’s been a rainy day, but since we were in Abe’s shed, we didn’t notice it too much.
Start your weekend with The Allergies and their new single Rock Rock / Blast Off. In the past years, the duo from Bristol/UK has made themselves a name with their take on sample-led beats andbreaks. Continue reading →
Today in a week, on March 23, New York R&B singer Deva Mahal will release her debut album on Motéma Music. You best describe Deva’s music as infectious, pulse-pounding soul with a decidedly modern edge.
So far, our artist of the week DAvincii X only produced one full-length album, The Wait Is Over. Also, they wrote and recorded some more songs they published online. All of their work is only available digitally.
The wait is over, our next artist of the week is here: DAvincii X! Born and raised in Manchester, Connecticut, cousins Dudda Dash and AF build a rapidly emerging duo, mixing neo-soul and classic hip-hop to their truly unique sound.