2018 ESSENCE Festival newcomers DVSN have been carving their own lane on today’s R&B music scene since they first popped up on the radar of music lovers just 3 years ago.

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Their original approach to bringing the classic R&B sound into a new era is refreshing enough to hold the ear of a new generation of soul-music enthusiasts, while their impressive vocals and smooth sound continue to see their fanbase expanding to include even the most traditional of R&B fans.

The duo, which is made up of vocalist Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85, recently stopped by BBC Radio 1Xtra and performed a mashup of Prince’s “Purple Rain” and Aaliyah’s “One In A Million” that’s sure to break the Internet any day now.

Take a listen in the video above and then be sure to grab your tickets to see DVSN make their ESSENCE Festival debut in New Orleans this July, alongside over 30 more of the biggest names in music.

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