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Kiké is Queen in Upcoming Soulful Feminist Single

January 7, 2021 Admin 0

British Neo- Soul R&B artist Kiké teases brand new single, dropping Jan 15. A perfect wasy to spend this dreary national lockdown, with some brilliant harmonies, smooth vocals and a whole lot of feminine energy!

The new single – Queen – is a chilled out neo-soul track all about being at one with yourself and your womanhood. Taking inspiration from legends such as Jill Scott, Eryka Badu and Lianne Le Havas, the single delves into luxurious layered vocal harmonies, any fan of neo-soul can appreciate, and any new fan can be taken aback by the sheer beauty of the song.

Based in Manchester, Kiké fuses old school themes with a new twist, putting her own flair on every track she features on. Her first single was a slow, soulful jam – Start Over, flinging herself into the beautiful world of neo-soul, releasing her previous single, Melanin, the flair is clear, and carries through all of the creations. You can take a listen to Melanin below!

With many successful collaborations behind her, Inc..

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Pa Salieu is BBC Music’s Sound of 2021

January 7, 2021 Admin 0

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Pa Salieu has been crowned the winner of BBC Music Sound of 2021.

The 23-year-old rapper was selected by a panel of 160 industry experts and alumni artists including Billie Eilish, Stormzy, Jorja Smith, Wolf Alice, AJ Tracey, YUNGBLUD, Foals, and Charli XCX.

Pa Salieu was born in Slough and spent his formative years in The Gambia before moving to Coventry at the age of 8. His new home later became the inspiration behind his breakout track Frontline and his debut mixtape Send ..

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UK Music shares #LetTheMusicPlay: #SaveOurSummer2021 report to restart live music industry

January 5, 2021 Admin 0

As reported by NME, UK Music have shared a new report, Let the Music Play: Save Our Summer 2021, outlining their recommendations for how to restart the UK’s live music industry once it is safe to do so.

Original Article: https://www.nme.com/news/music/uk-music-shares-letthemusicplay-saveoursummer2021-report-to-restart-live-music-industry-2849342

While the roll-out of coronavirus vaccinations has boosted hopes that live music will be able to return in the UK later this year, there remains great uncertainty over whether this summer’s festival season will be able to go ahead as planned due to the ongoing pandemic.

As MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee open their inquiry into ‘The future of UK music festivals’ today (January 5), UK Music – whose CEO Jamie Njoku-Goodwin is among those set to give evidence to the inquiry this morning – have published their Let The Music Play report, which they say “outlines a clear strategy to protect and support the multi-billi..