Joy Jones’ New Video “Over”

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Joy Jones‘ 2nd single from her album Godchild is “Over”, with this video directed by Coodie and Chike, and ‘The Soulful Fundamentalist’ (Keith C Harris). Coodie & Chike are the buzzworthy video directors who are best known for their debut in 2004 with Kanye West’s “Through the Wire” (Video of the Year – The Source Hip Hop Awards). Since then, they have followed with work for artists such as Mos Def and Freeway, SA-RA Creative Partners, Leela James, Lil’ Jon, Fishbone, and others. Currently they are shooting their debut picture The Noonie G. Story, the documentary on Chicago gangster, Harold ‘Noonie’ Ward, narrated by the rapper, Common.

Godchild on Future Soul Records is available from iTunes now.

Download Joy Jones’ Version Of “Go Down Moses”

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Here’s another unreleased bonus track from Joy Jones, whose debut album Godchild was just released on Future Soul Records.  This song – done with Jones’ inimitable touch – is a cover of the spiritual “Go Down Moses,” which was popularized by civil rights activist Paul Robeson.

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Joy Jones Covers Nina Simone’s “Be My Husband”

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Honorary ladybug of the Bugz In The Attic crew, Joy Jones recently recorded an impressive take of Nina Simone’s “Be My Husband,” expanding on Simone’s sparse original. Though the track will not appear on Jones’ forthcoming Godchild album (out July 7 on Future Soul Records), it is true to her future jazz stylings and available for free.

Download “Be My Husband”

Stream “Supernova” and more from Godchild