New Release: Jenna Andrews – ‘Kiss and Run EP’

 

By now singer/songwriter Jenna Andrews has got to have you feeling some sort of way with that totally unfair cooing voice of hers. We’ve shared a few tracks to whet your appetite so far: “Mourning Sickness,” “Kiss and Run,” and “I Didn’t Mean It.”

And today, you can have all the rest with the release of Jenna’s 7-track Kiss and Run EP, featuring an all-star production cast: The Messengers (Justin Bieber, Chris Brown), Dan Heath (Lana Del Rey), Doc McKinney (The Weeknd, Drake, Mary J. Blige), Adam Pallin (Cobra Starship), Jake Gosling (Ed Sheeran, Paloma Faith, Lady Gaga, Far East Movement), and Wayne Wilkins (Beyonce, Jordin Sparks, Cheryl Cole).

The determined artist’s passion seamlessly translates from her story to honest, real lyrics that she aims to use to help give ‘little girls and young women hope that their dreams can come true.’ We can get behind that, no doubt.

Also today, Jenna released her video for “Weapon,” which happens to be one of our favorite tracks off the EP. And yet another gorgeous video to complement a candid song about the double edged sword that love can often be.

Enter our contest to win the Kiss and Run EP.

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Videos: Erykah Badu & Janelle Monae @ Afropunk 2012

 

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This weekend was buzzing all this weekend with exclamatory remarks and photographs of the awesomeness that was the 2012 Afropunk Festival in Brooklyn. We’ve got clips from a couple of the most anticipated and dynamic performances from the weekend. Above, is an energy filled medley by the indomitable Erykah Badu, which includes a special guest appearance from Yasiin Bey (Mos Def). And below is the dynamic miss Janelle Monae breathing life into all with her live performance of “Sincerely Jane.” Oh, and it starts off with a nice little introduction from Pharrell, accented by a crowd of females screaming maniacally.

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