Dev Hynes enlists Ian Isiah, spoken word artist Ashlee Haze, and more took over NPR’s Tiny Desk this week.
Hines performed “Jewelry,” “Holy Will,” and “Dagenham Dream” from Negro Swan. Spoken word artist Ashlee Haze graced the famous NPR setup to perform the Freetown Soundtrack “By Ourselves.”
Devonté Hynes – Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards
Ashlee Haze – Spoken Word
Eva Tolkin – Vocals
Ian Isiah – Vocals
Jason Arce – Saxophone, Bass clarinet
Mikey Freedom Hart – Piano, Keyboard
Fresh off multiple Grammy wins, H.E.R. takes to the NPR Tiny Desk stage to perform tracks from multiple projects. Watch the phenomenal vocalist now below:
Canadian R&B act Daniel Caesar has been surging with notoriety over the past year. His Freudian album was one of the most critically-acclaimed productions of last year. Watch his NPR Tiny Desk performance below ans see this promising act perform in this intimate setting like never before:
Inglewood’s own Sir Darryl Farris dropped a new release this week November. The TDE artist put out an EP last year HER TOO, which featured highlights from fellow soul act Anderson.Paak. This 2018 addition aligns with that signature sound, vocals, and lyricism that intrigued several music fans.
SZA hasn’t put out a full album release since the highly celebrated Z in 2014. Since then her fans have waited with anticipation for her newest album. During that time she’s spent her time writing for top musical acts, touring, and dropping several singles and videos. The wait is finally over. SZA’s Ctrl came out today and its as beautifully crafted as anything that has come out this year. The fourteen track album features TDE brother Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, James Fauntleroy, and Isiah Rashad.
Watch SZA talk about here creative process here:
Listen to the album here:
In the late night R&B crooner August Alsina released a new track “Don’t Matter.” The singer appears to be gearing up for his latest release since his 2015 album This Thing Called Life.