Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

G.I.: In Love With You Featuring Keke Wyatt

Contemporary Gospel group G.I. had a breakthrough this year with their single Pray And Don’t Worry.” The Richmond, Virginia-based trio has a sound comprised of trap music, R&B and hip-hop. They are getting for the release of their Winning album on September 15th with the unveiling of their song “In Love With You” featuring Keke Wyatt. The straightforward love song stylistically expresses itself like old school soul more than anything else. Group member Branden Anderson commented on the song in a press release:

“In Love With You” speaks about love and the power it possesses.
It gives our listeners a dual message, speaking about the love of God
as well as the love of a significant other. The addition of Keke Wyatt
really put the icing on the cake. She definitely reaches that Urban
crowd that we’re trying to reach with our music so it was the perfect fit
and she killed it vocally!!”
Winning will be released on Shanachie.
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Chynna Rogers Shares Practice From New EP

Philadelphia rapper Chynna Rogers shared her song “Practice” today from her Music 2 Die 2 EP. Her first single was “Seasonal Depression” produced by Heaven In Stereo and she hopes the EP will:

“Hopefully [listeners] leave a lil more confused than they arrived, being as it’s only 4 songs, I just want to get my versatility and creativity out in the smallest amount of space. Usually being understood is my priority, but seeing as though that’s pretty impossible I’d rather you learn about how I view certain life situations by the way I’ve chosen to express myself lyrically.”
Music 2 Die 2 will be released September 29th on Honeymoon and she will go on a tour of the United States days before the release.
                                                                 Tour Dates 
9/23 – Grinnell, IA, @ Grinnell College
10/5 – Tallahasse, FL @ CDU
10/13 – Detroit, MI @ MOCAD
10/21 – Bronxville, NY @ Sarah Lawrence College
11/4 – Oberlin, OH @ Oberlin
11/8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Low End Theory
11/9 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
11/11 – Seattle, WA @ Timbre Room
11/16 – Austin, TX @ Empire Texas
11/18 – Houston, TX @ Walters
12/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry
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Charles Bradley Cancels Tour Because Of Sickness

Charles Bradley has canceled his tour because his stomach cancer has spread to his liver. The cancer has not returned to his stomach but he is taking time away from music to receive treatment. His third album Changes was released last year to critical acclaim and his performance on CBS This Morning: Saturday earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding On-Camera Musical Performance In A Daytime Program. Bradley left a message for his fans regarding the break:

“I love all of you out there that made my dreams come true,” notes the 68-year old. “When I come back, I’ll come back strong, with God’s love. With God’s will, I’ll be back soon.”

                                     Charles Bradley Canceled Tour Dates 

                                              Sep 08 Uncasville, CT – The Wolf Den

                                              Sep 09 Brooklyn, NY – OctFest

                                              Sep 13 Buenos Aires, Argentina – NICETO Club

                                             Sep 15 Sao Paulo, Brazil – SESC Pompeia Choperia

                                             Sep 16 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Rock In Rio 2017

Sep 22 Cincinnati, OH – Midpoint Kickoff @ Memorial Hall

Sep 23 Chicago, IL – Goose Island 312 Block Party

Sep 28 St. Paul, MN – MPR @ Fitzgerald’s

Sep 29 Lincoln, NE – Lincoln Calling

Oct 01 Long Beach, CA – Music Tastes Good Festival

Oct 07 Santa Barbara, CA – SB Polo & Wine Festival

Oct 20 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Halifax Pop Explosion

Oct 25 Lafayette, LA – Acadiana Center For The Arts

Oct 26 Baton Rouge, LA – Manship Theatre

Oct 28 Suwanne Park, FL – Hulaween Festival

Oct 29 New Orleans, Louisiana – Voodoo Festival

Nov 10 McDade, TX – Sounds On Sound Festival

Nov 11 Cocoa Beach, FL – Rootfire Festival

Nov 21 Paris, France – La Cigale

Nov 23 Porto, Portugal – Coliseu du Porto

Nov 24 Vigo, Spain – Superbock Underfest Vigo

Nov 25 Lisbon, Portugal – Mexefest Festival at Coliseu de Lisboa

Nov 28 Berlin, Germany – Astra

Nov 29 München, Germany – Muffathalle

Nov 30 Köln, Germany – Live Music Hall

Dec 02 Hamburg, Germany – Grosse Freiheit 36

Dec 03 Antwerp, Belgium – De Roma

Dec 05 Amsterdam, Holland – Paradiso

Dec 06 Nijmegen, Holland – Doornroosje

Dec 08 Rotterdam, Holland – Annabel

Dec 09 Tilburg, Holland – 013 Popcentrum

Dec 10 Groningen, Holland – Oosterpoort

Dec 12 Zurich, Switzerland – Kauflauten

Dec 15 London, England – O2 Forum

Dec 16 Antwerp, Belgium – De Roma

Dec 29 Vancouver, BC – The Commodore

Dec 31 Broomfield, CO – 1st Bank Center (w/ My Morning Jacket)

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Ibeyi’s Video For Deathless Celebrates Life

Ibeyi’s video for “Deathless” celebrates the circle of life as the birthing process is represented by the two of them. Kamasi Washington is not in the video directed by Ed Morris. The sister duo is getting ready to release their Ash album on September 29th.

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