Imaní Scott – ‘Lost Yo Mind’

Back in December 2017 we introduced readers to Houston hip hop and RnB star, Imaní Scott, with her single, ‘Throwing Glitter’. Throw forward more than a year and the firebrand with the electric blue tresses is back with her latest single, ‘Lost Yo Mind’: soulful, sexy, and completely badass.

Simply Rayne – ‘Don’t Stop’ ft. Baby Bash

Describing herself as “Afro-tina”, Reinana Fernandez performs as Simply Rayne. The 20 year old singer was raised on the classics such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Al Green, Diana Ross, and Etta James, and later on explored her own interests, such as Michael Jackson, Destiny’s Child, Prince, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Mary J. Blige, and Lauryn Hill. But her number one influence is the queen herself: Beyoncé.

Beth Rowley, Surya London. Photo Credit Steve Holley

Beth Rowley & Samuel Jack – Surya, London 21st July 2016

Steve Holley reviews the double headliner of Samuel Jack and Beth Rowley at London’s Surya last week.

The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Kristy Osmunson

This week’s Essential Weekly Playlist comes from Kristy Osmunson, of the duo American Young.