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Me’Shell Ndegéocello Honors Nina Simone with New Album, ‘For a Sovereign Soul’

Me’Shell Ndegéocello Honors Nina Simone with New Album, ‘For a Sovereign Soul’

Grammy-nominated soul singer-songwriter and bassist Me’Shell Ndegéocello will soon release her tenth studio album, a tribute to icon, singer and activist Nina Simone, entitled Pour une Âme Souveraine (For a Sovereign Soul). The album features musical heavyweights such as Sinead O’Connor, Lizz Wright, Valerie June, Toshi Reagon, Tracy Wannomae, and Cody ChesnuTT.

Listen: Elle Varner’s Sultry New Single “I Don’t Care”

Listen: Elle Varner’s Sultry New Single “I Don’t Care”

Soulful newcomer Elle Varner, who is still riding on the success train thanks to her single “Refill,” has released a new song entitled “I Don’t Care” that has fans ecstatic. With a style that almost brings us back to the ’90s — a little neo-soul meets hip-hop — “I Don’t Care” was written by Elle Varner, Warren “Oak” Felder, and Andrew “Pop” Wansel.

London’s Cherri Prince Drops Smooth ‘Loves Leftovers’ EP

London’s Cherri Prince Drops Smooth ‘Loves Leftovers’ EP

We love getting our hands on new tunes from overseas, this time from British soul songstress Cherri Prince who has just released her new EP entitled Loves Leftovers. The album incorporates a soulful blend of jazz, hip-hop and neo-soul — yet each of the 8 tracks come off with an even smoother, unique sound.

Brooklyn // Amel Larrieux Live at Emancipation Day Concert | Jul. 7

Brooklyn // Amel Larrieux Live at Emancipation Day Concert | Jul. 7

Amel Larrieux is set to perform at Weeksville Heritage Center’s annual Garden Party and Emancipation Day celebration in Brooklyn on July 7th. The day commemorates the end of slavery in New York State and provides an alternative independence day, along with another reason to party in BK!

Jill Scott’s New Song Featuring Eve is a “Shame”

Jill Scott’s New Song Featuring Eve is a “Shame”

The minute you tell me that Jill Scott has a new song my eyes widen and a few snippets of my favorite Jill songs speed through my brain. “Shame,” which features Eve — a femcee we’ve been wanting to hear something new from for a while, premiered on stupiddope.com — one of my favorite sites. As I read into the background on the track, it was described as able to “bring rays of sunshine.”