Born and raised in Harlem, New York City, Gospel artist Tisha Hunter is no stranger to the music industry, having achieved great success in the early 1990s as part of the RnB girl group, Ex-Girlfriend, who were signed to Warner/Reprise by music biz legend, Benny Medina. Their song, ‘Why Can’t You Come Home’ hit the number 3 spot on the Billboard charts. They followed this up with appearances on Soul Train, BET, Showtime At The Apollo, world tours, music videos, and on movie soundtracks. Ex-Girlfriend was the opening act for Prince in 1992 at the Jack the Rapper music convention, and were later invited to perform at his club in Minneapolis.
Originally from Nigeria but now living in Montreal, Canada, T-Klassiq takes pop music and instils in it the iconic afro-beat sound of his home country. Taking inspiration from Western artists, the likes of Michael Jackson, and Akon, along with fellow African creatives such as Fela Anikulapo, and Kuti, T-Klassiq has melded for himself a beautiful Afro-pop sound, which is perfectly showcased in his new single, ‘Overcome’.
AV Super Sunshine’s new single isn’t that at all. It’s a new arrangement. Originally released in 2014, ‘Baby Goodbye’ was followed by a hip-hop remix video, and 3 years later, ‘Baby Goodbye 2017 Dance’, a club-flavoured house-remix. ‘Baby Goodbye 2020’ is an updated take on the original, effortlessly smooth-gliding, while combining modern sounds with a heavy dose of retro-guitar heavy 60s psych, 70s hard rock, and soulful female vocals.
Scott Ayers was once upon a time in an up and coming indie band called The Lovemakers. Since that time he’s been running a bar, The RIC, which was mighty successful…until Covid-19 happened and then, well, Scott decided he had to do something else. He sold the bar, and got into music, and will release three albums: the first will be released on November 13 this year, with albums 2 and three released exactly a year and two years later respectively. First track from LP1 is ‘Leave Me Alone’, accompanied by a music video, the latter of which should be avoided if you’re allergic to – or just don’t like – cats.
Having just moved to Austin, Texas. where he found himself in lockdown, it’s understandable that singer/songwriter and rapper Chris Waters struggled with his fears for the future of the US and the world. However, he decided rather than to sink into depression, to use his gift of music, with his new single, ‘Blurry’ a heartfelt, moving, and quite vulnerable view on life in quarantine.
Malina Moye is recognised as one of the top guitarists of her generation, and she demolishes the boundaries between rock, funk, soul, and pop. ‘Enough’, from her third and latest album, ‘Bad As I Wanna Be’, sees Malina grab the attention of her fans with her self-penned storytelling style, while at the same time grabbing at their hearts with her soulful guitar solos.
Keys FTV is no stranger to the spotlight, having previously shared a stage with the likes of Collective Music’s Blac Youngsta, and Moneybagg Yo. He’s known for his high energy shows, and any track he’s featured on will challenge you NOT to move with the rhythms, and cherish the delicately laid vocals. On top of that, Keys is a rapper who doesn’t just care about is image and laying down amazing tracks, but he’s also a party starting force to be reckoned with, and latest single ‘Flexin’ is a fantastic example of what he can do.
No stranger to the spotlight, Lucy Spraggan is one of the UK’s most exciting and talented young, female singer songwriters today. Despite shooting to fame after only a short time on the primetime TV show X Factor, she found herself hitting the headlines and becoming a household name as a feisty, female champion for the LGBTQ community. However, Lucy has successfully retained respect from fans and critics alike as so much more than another reality celebrity. An accomplished musician, whose songs ooze with her personality and lyrical content full of humour, Lucy’s jaunty melodies will drop into your ears and bring a smile to your lips as you find yourself happily humming along at any hour of the day.