Cleo Sol – A Mood For Self-Appreciation

If bliss had a color it would be Sweeter Blue. After the surprise release of Cleo Sol follows up with a brand new video for her single Sweeter Blue, previously reviewed on Sounds So Beautiful. Cleo Sol may be writing love songs though really she sings about self-love. And as Akua Naru used to sing,…

Braden the Young ft Tevin Wiliams – A Production On Fire

Kansas city based 25 year old producer, Braden Anderson, aka Braden the Young, just released stunning single Fireproof on the 27th February. The RnB soulful tune features a the passionate and sensual voice of singer Tevin Williams. As organic as can be, Fireproof is the fruit of an overnight songwriting and seems as the perfect…

H.E.R. – Meaning Behind I Used To Love H.E.R. Part 2

  “What if God was a Her Would I treat her the same? Would I still be runnin’ game on her? In what type of ways would I want her? Would I want her for her mind or her heavenly body? Couldn’t be out gettin’ bogus with someone so godly” – Faithful (Common).   November 2nd,…

Jeronimo Speaks – All About Hip Hop, Poetry & Activism In Chicago

Awake to the morning new When Sun awaits for the dawn to break And clouds start to move like bubbles kids playfully blow Black brothers and sisters gather round in the way Sing the Blues like a few black birds that already flew away Count their blessing and feed their children with delicacies  Love and…

H.E.R. – Meaning Behind “I Used To Know H.E.R.”

“I met this girl, when I was ten years old And what I loved most she had so much soul She was old school, when I was just a shorty” – I Used To Love H.E.R. (Common) H.E.R. chooses to open her EP, prelude to a forthcoming album, with a track full of truths. The…

Jazz A Vienne – Melody Gardot – Live Report

Pluie d’étoiles bleutées au-dessus des yeux éblouis La beauté d’un spectacle qui jamais ne tombera dans l’oubli D’Istanbul à Vienne, un Blues familier chante-t-elle sur scène. Dans une traînée de lumière Gardot arrive au devant de son imposant piano à queue, au milieu de ses fidèles musiciens. Parmi eux comptent le violoncelliste arménien Artyom Manukyan, le…

Célia – Explorer Sa Voix A L’Infini

Running away, barefoot in the green of the grass Dropping tears from golden innocence, Sparkles of Green and Gold in your eyes, Open or closed, they keep Holding On every memory and everything Is everything, and nothing even matters when love eventually turns Cold.   C’est un mood, c’est une vibe, un instant tendre et…

Bad Honey – Exploring New Sounds For An Uplifting Songwriting

Bad Honey, South-East London based artists, are providing the smoothest vibes. Hauting back vocals, stuck in your mind, keep whispering these soothing words and melodies:  “You know who you are”. Stuck On You conveys quite an uplifting message aimed at self-awareness. The video, exposing people stuck and immobilized, pictures perfectly the idea of mental bounds…