*Issa Rae’s newest scripted series “Rap Sh!t” is a new fav among fans! The show introduces us to Shawna, an aspiring rapper who’s trying to find her way through the music industry. She experiences a viral moment and gets a record deal but that is short-lived. Shawna considers herself more of a conscious rapper. She’s
jaimie “breezy” branch, a trumpeter and composer who was among the fastest-rising jazz stars of her generation, died August 22 at her home in Red … Read More “jaimie branch 1983 — 2022” The post jaimie branch 1983 — 2022 appeared first on JazzTimes.
Creed Taylor, a groundbreaking jazz record producer and executive who founded two of the most highly influential record labels in the music, died August 22 … Read More “Creed Taylor 1929 — 2022” The post Creed Taylor 1929 — 2022 appeared first on JazzTimes.
Joey DeFrancesco, an astonishingly gifted multi-instrumentalist who as a teenager kickstarted a renaissance of the Hammond B-3 organ in jazz, died August 25 after a … Read More “Joey DeFrancesco 1971 — 2022” The post Joey DeFrancesco 1971 — 2022 appeared first on JazzTimes.
Self-determinedly genre-jumbling drummer/percussionist Alex Acuña has released his first album as a leader in a decade, Gifts (Le Coq), and the 77-year-old Los Angelino states that its … Read More “Overdue Ovation: Alex Acuña” The post Overdue Ovation: Alex Acuña appeared first on JazzTimes.
More albums should start with an invocational piece. That kind of music, like the opening hymn of Trudy Pitts’ “Blessed Ones of the Eternal Truth” … Read More “Tarbaby feat. Oliver Lake: Dance of the Evil Toys (Clean Feed)” The post Tarbaby feat. Oliver Lake: Dance of the Evil Toys (Clean Feed) appeared first on
Nigerian psalmist and Worship revivalist Dunsin Oyekan is set to release a new version of his collaborative single with Nathaniel Bassey titled “YHWH“. The original song by the duo was featured in Dunsin’s 2019 album, Kingdom Now, available in digital stores today. Taking to social media to announce the release, Dunsin Oyekan share a snippet
‘Osuba’ famed singer and Gospel music minister, Peterson Okopi teams with Yadah fro a brand new single titled “Odighi Onye (There’s No One)“. The God-exalting piece is accompanied by a music video captured live at the annual worship concert organized by TWC Media in Lagos, Nigeria. Rendered in a mix of Igbo and English, “Odighi
Critically acclaimed South African world music sensations and three-time Grammy-winning Choir, Soweto Gospel Choir will release their highly anticipated first new recording in four years, HOPE, via Shanachie Entertainment on September 23, 2022, on the eve of their 53-city North American tour. The diverse material on HOPE speaks to the extraordinary range and capabilities of
TRIBL Records, the number one independent inspirational recording home, introduces the new duo, SONS THE BAND. SONS THE BAND is the confluence of Denver transplant Jordan Colle and Detroit native Steve Davis. SONS THE BAND debut album, Live from 1971, will be available everywhere music is sold and streamed on Tuesday, September 9th. Live from