Giant Step Premiere: Saidah Baba Talibah’s “(S)Cream” Video + Free “Place Called Grace” MP3 & Contest


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Dripping with personality and presence, Toronto based rock-soul goddess Saidah Baba Talibah is a little bit of this and lot of bit of that. Drawing inspiration from her Grammy-nominated mother, Salome Bey, the tantalizing singer draws influence from her home town as well as the myriad of artists she provided supporting vocals, including K-OS, Jully Black, and Johnny Reid. Today, brace yourself for her highly visual and raw video for “(S)Cream,” which is also the title track for her album dropping August 2nd. You might need a little fan for this one.

Saidah speaks on the upcoming album, “(S)Cream is a collection of dreams, daydreams and realities, that speak from a place of fierceness, vulnerability, insecurity and assuredness. (S)Cream has put away all childish games and is all grown up, but is still searching and getting comfortable in all of her cracks and bulges, turn ons and turn offs. This is my coming out as a woman who likes to talk sex & sensuality, broken-heartedness, not taking anymore shit-ed-ness. I growl. I purr. I go to pretty places, harder places and naked places. I wish you joy, despair, heartbreak, inspiration and to be turned on.”

Saidah Baba Talibah – “Place Called Grace” [MP3]

Enter to win Saidah Baba’s (S)Cream Album + T-Shirt

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Eliza Doolittle Releases Self-Titled Debut Today

Eliza Doolittle‘s debut album is now available in the US. The release is timed perfectly after the worldwide buzz she’s gotten from a stellar performance at Idolator’s ‘Pray for Pop’ party at SXSW 2011 and her recent signing with a high fashion modeling agency. Cuteness and unique style aside, her album is out now and it has a couple hits already including “Mr Medicine,” [Video] “Rollerblades,” [Video] “Skinny Genes” [Video] and “Pack Up:”

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Ellie Goulding – Lights US Album Premiere

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Ellie Goulding just bumped up the hype for her debut a few days by releasing a Youtube stream of the full album, Lights. Enjoy the forty-minute stream, with short sweet interludes from Ellie.

Pre-order on iTunes – To be released March 8th

James Blake Sampler

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Sample James Blake‘s forthcoming album in this youtube clip. We’ve all had his Feist cover “Limit to your Love” on repeat for the last few months so of course we’re excited for the full-length debut. The full-length debut and vinyl of the single will be available next week for UK fans, who can pre-order here [iTunes]. Later this year, we can look forward to a tour: Blake has commented that his show will consist of a proper live band and they’ve been practicing.

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James Blake – Limit To Your Love by TheDropFather

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