Sade to Release Soldier of Love on Epic Records

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Soldier of Love, to be released worldwide on February 8th, 2010, will be Sade‘s first studio album since the multi-platinum album Lovers Rock, released in 2000.

Known for their timeless sound, Sade has enjoyed phenomenal success both internationally and stateside throughout the span of their twenty-five year career. Since the release of their debut album Diamond Life in 1984, the band has seen all five of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart selling a total of more than 50 million albums worldwide to date. Soldier of Love was recorded in England, and produced by the band and their longtime collaborator Mike Pela.

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Jack Splash: Heir to the Throne

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Jack Splash
, Plantlife frontman, has been bubbling in the background of your favorite R&B for years, producing for artists like Alicia Keys and Raheem DeVaughn.  Now following his recent single with Kelis, “In the Future”, DJ Skee & The Smoking Section have released the new Jack Splash mixtape for download: Heir To The Throne Vol. 1.

Grab the mixtape download here at The Smoking Section.

Jack Splash ft. Kelis – “In the Future” (mp3)
 

The Bowery Presents Zero 7 with special guest Body Language at Terminal 5 11/27

Having released their 4th studio album, Yeah Ghost, earlier this Fall the Grammy-Award winning duo Zero 7 have hit the road doing a major city US-tour. The album features jazz and soul singer Eska Mtungwazi, folk artist Martha Tilston, long time collaborator Rowdy Superstar, along with the vocal stylings of band member Binns, creating a more upbeat and approachable sound than their past albums. Opening for them is the Brooklyn based electro-soul group Body Language. You can catch them in the New York part of their tour at Terminal 5 on Friday Nov. 27.

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Lizz Fields is re-PRODUCED

In 2003, Lizz Fields emerged with her instant indie classic album, By Day By Night. In 2008, Lizz carved her musical space with PleasureVille on Blue Fields Records. She embraced the grit and the grind, a stylistic fete that grows with each listen. Full speed ahead, Lizz Fields transmits another beautifully crafted message in her unexpected remix album, re-PRODUCED. Originally deemed a side project, re-PRODUCED was created by Lizz Fields and partner, Tristan Leral, co-piloting the boards and the mic.

Lizz Fields – “Gotta Go” (Gotta Bounce Remix)
 

Nneka Gives a Firey Debut Taking LA By Storm

The much anticipated Los Angeles debut of Singer/Songwriter Nneka last Wednesday Nov. 18 at the SkyBar as part of the Svedka Vodka Sessions series, was everything hoped for and then some. The Sultry vocals of the Nigerian born singer was only enhanced by the strong message she communicated to the dazzled crowds. Helping warm up the crowd on that windy night was the masterful spinning of LA’s own DJ Vikter Duplaix.

It was a high profile night covered by many, including Blogger Yaz Jenkins. For more photos and info you can check out her blog Pop!A-Razzi