Monday, June 13, 2011

soul food: jill scott's 'the light of the sun'

great way to start the week: listen to the entire album on NPR's first listen, here.

loving it. truly.

jill scott previews the album, live:


Tuesday, June 7, 2011

soul food: afropolitana ~ michael kiwanuka

introducing: michael kiwanuka.

citing influences ranging from joni mitchell to bill withers, this ugandan/british vocalist has an incredibly soulful old-school voice that belies his 23 years of age. this, right here, is some truly good music. here, he performs the the first single from his upcoming EP, tell me a tale:

his EP tell me a tale (isle of white sessions) is available on itunes and amazon, now, and will be available in stores on june 13 2011.

my favorite track, thus far:

shout out to afripopmag for the heads up!


Thursday, June 2, 2011

soul food: asa's 'why can't we'

love this soul train-like video.