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  • With Gratitude, Bradd Marquis

    Sep 24, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    Love is a powerful emotion; it can inspire beyond compare and in the case of a breakups and broken hearts, careers have been built. When it comes to Bradd Marquis, two albums were dedicated to the process of dealing, and ultimately healing, from a wounded heart, but his latest release Thank You is a celebration […]

  • Behind-the-Scenes with Abiah on the Making of ‘Goodbye’

    Apr 16, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    Abiah’s Life as a Ballad is filled with an undeniable beauty that reaches listeners in a way their soul creates visuals to accompany the tracks on the album and “Goodbye” is no exception; but I’m sure not many cooked up the treatment the way director Francis Augustine, the artist and wife Maameyaa Boafo did. The […]

  • Surrealism: Bilal Releases ‘A Love Surreal’

    Feb 25, 13 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *You don’t listen to a Bilal album, you experience it; the latest experience comes courtesy of A Love Surreal, a suite of songs that tug and poke at your emotions until you’re completely enthralled by his amazing vocals and the depths of his lyrics. Anyone who’s experienced 1st Born Second, Airtight’s Revenge or managed to […]

  • The Indie Soul Social – Abiah

    Nov 14, 12 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


      Name: Abiah (translation: God is my Father) Represents: Rochester, New York Style: Art Soul – a unique blend of jazz, soul, gospel, classical and world music. Influences: Anita Baker, Oleta Adams, Rachelle Ferrell, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughn Musical Pedigree: Mother was pianist for opera singer William Warfield; cousin of Robert Glasper; Voice major at […]

  • Anthony David is Ready to ‘Love Out Loud’ (Videos)

    Nov 7, 12 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *”So much of music today is adults pretending to be children, but that doesn’t really interest me,” Anthony David says of his new eOne/Purpose Music release Love Out Loud.  “I like being able to create something that sounds really good on the surface, and then later people can hear it again and think ‘What?!?!?  I […]

  • Jarrard Anthony: Feels like a Lucky Day

    Jun 6, 12 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    Jarrard Anthony is one of those people that you root for; he’s the kind of man and artist that appreciates life and understands the blessings he’s received and shares them in various ways. Since his days as a shy teenager who came out of his shell once he discovered his (singing) voice and joined a […]