quot;I'm attracted to artists who set themselves apart, regardless of genre," says Williams, the Atlanta-raised executive whose recent priorities for Columbia have ranged from neo - soul singer Leon Bridges to EDM-pop duo Frenship. ... 16 on Adult R&B . For.
The album she’s still touring behind, “A Seat at the Table” (released a year ago this week), didn’t just completely reinvent the younger Knowles sister; it also set a fantastic course for just how many bases R&B can ... It’s a neo-soul think.
The Pure Grenada Music Festival made a great first impression in 2016 , due to its seamless production and imaginative use of venues, which included a floating stage in the Carenage Harbor and a cocktail-inclusive jazz concert at the upscale, private.
Elsewhere, the twinkling R&B of “Diddy Bop” provides a vibrant backdrop for rich sketches of her community: “This sound like kiddies on the playground when mama was running up / 'Ooooh, you about to get your ass beat!' ... More active at 84 than most.
Senior criminal justice major Nahla Ward uses YouTube and Instagram to promote her independent neo - soul R&B music. ... In June 2016 , Jackson lived in Los Angeles for a month and connected with others who encouraged her to continue making music.
For neo - soul star Maxwell, it's not about fame. It's not about hits. It's not ... While successful recording artists are often pressured to repeat their success, Maxwell aims to make every album a fresh new statement. “I didn't want to make ... Despite.
Ronnie is inspired by art, design, emotion, and expression while being influenced by funk, fusion, rock, jazz, neo-soul, Soul/R&B, and gospel music. Over the past few years, Ronnie has had the privilege of working with, and opening for various artist on.
Between them, R&B / soul singers Don Bryant and Lloyd “Mr. Personality” Price have a whole lot of performing miles under their respective belts. For the lesser known Bryant, it is a career that dates back to the early 1960s and mostly as a songwriter for.
For neo - soul R&B artist, Maxwell, seven years is the time it took to record and release his latest album. Even with seven years between the release of 2009's BLACKsummers'night and 2016's similarly named blackSUMMERS'night, he's stayed busy touring.
Historically at the Grammys, black artists are poorly represented in the biggest categories, and the hip-hop and R&B categories tend to misread the genres they aim to celebrate, favoring the established over the insurgent, the legible over the.
Trained as a jazz vocalist, he went on to form a neo-soul outfit and once had aspirations of singing ... a pentagram tattoo and massive septum piercing), and haunting, R&B-inspired tracks, Serpentwithfeet has earned the attention of critics.
As one of the few artists that have equal popularity with ... he explains that it’s because his music isn’t neo soul, as many believe. He said, “[My music has] been called neo soul, R&B and all this stuff, but it’s really hip hop soul.”.
Whitney's 2016 debut ... to the group's genre-bending R&B arrangements. On her debut solo album, Fin, Syd tries on multiple personas, confidently moving from sultry ballads to blustering hip-hop anthems. Fellow soul singers Charlotte Day Wilson and.
The genre takes R&B vocals and mixes them with elements of jazz, soul, pop, hip-hop and even electronic music for an eclectic and sometimes exploratory blend. Often, neo soul artists spend so much time on the “neo” side of the equation that the equally.