Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens

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New from Daptone Records: the video for “What Have You Done” by Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens, directed by Philip Di Fiore, shot in the backyard of Daptone’s Bushwick Brooklyn Studio. Check out the Flavorwire interview here and purchase the new album What Have You Done, My Brother? here.

Novalima’s New Video and Remix Album

Check out Novalima’s “Coba Guarango”, filmed in a small Afro-Peruvian village.

Novalima’s Coba Coba Remixed – out now – is an exhilarating collection featuring 14 new remixes by top DJs and producers from around the world. Filled with fresh beats, heavy bass, and chilled out grooves, all fans of globally-inspired dance and electronic need this album.

Click here to stream or purchase the full album now!

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Laura Izibor Debuts Let The Truth Be Told Today, Tours With Maxwell Tomorrow

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“The foundation begins with soul,” explains 21-year-old singer/songwriter/producer Laura Izibor of her passionate, piano-guided songs on Let The Truth Be Told. On her debut album out today, Izibor continues the lineage set out by artists like Lauryn Hill and Jill Scott; artists who combine a reverence for the traditions of early R&B with a thoroughly modern sensibility.

Born to a working class family in Dublin, Ireland, Izibor, who is affectionately referred to as “The Soul of Ireland” says of her debut, “the title felt like a strong, almost biblical statement,” continuing, “I’ve written this album because it’s my truth. It’s a sincere record and it has a feel of survival in it as well.”

The songs are ripe with authenticity, from the sassy, soulful album opener, “Shine,” to the magnificent and deeply personal “If Tonight Is My Last,” to the anthemic and inspirational “Mmm,” which colored the soundtrack of Step Up 2: The Streets. After one listen to the powerful, honey-tinged vocals on Let The Truth Be Told, one thing is for sure. For Laura Izibor, it’s got to be real.

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Laura’s North American tour commences tomorrow with Maxwell.

Tour Dates

Nouvelle Vague At The Fillmore New York At Irving Plaza, 6/17

Nouvelle Vague play The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza on June 17th – one of the first shows in their tour across the USA and Europe.

The band’s latest, 3, picks up where Bande A Part left off, and this time they’re performing duets with the original singers. Aside from the reggae and bossa nova interpretations, the songs are also inspired by country music and bluegrass. For this is what they do best; they take the songs that you adore and make you fall in love with them all over again.

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