As Aida releases her debut EP Out In The Waves, ESSENCE.com spoke with her about her musical influences, future Grammys and what makes her love songs different from most.
The Brooklyn-based vocalist performs her first single, "Speak the Words."
You can soon add Mprynt to your list of favorite R&B groups, right next to Boyz II Men and Jodeci.
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The talented pianist, singer and producer draws inspiration from the likes Alice Coltrane, James Brown, Miles Davis, and classical music composers like Chopin and Mozart.
The Grammy-nominated singer/ songwriter’s tells the story of a man who threatens his eclectic girlfriend's independence with a marriage proposal.
The Los Angeles-based vocalist teamed up with renowned producer Kevin Wooten (Anthony Hamilton, Jill Scott) for her debut EP, Zeitgeist, which she describes as "alternative pop."
The Nashville-born singer, who counts Nina Simone, Sade and Prince among her influences, says she’s ready to “bring back old-school soul” in a “new-school way.”
Bradd Marquis performs his latest single, “Love Will Find a Way.”
The British-born singer describes his music as “Yoruba soul,” a fusion of all his musical influences and life experiences in England, Nigeria and New York.
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