New Janelle Monáe: “Without A Fight” & “Shape of Things to Come”

The soundtrack from Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls … featuring music from and inspired by the film, brings together an amazing selection of musicians. From Nina Simone to Gladys Knight to Laura Izibor to the intergalactic queen Janelle Monáe, it’s got a lot. It also features Giant Step favorite Zaki Ibrahim with her song “Ansomnia.” (Read the full tracklist after the jump).

 

Music From and Inspired by the Original Motion Picture For Colored Girls

 

Janelle Monáe – “Without A Fight”

 

Zaki Ibrahim  - “Ansomnia”

 

In this last week, Janelle popped up with a second new track as well, titled “Shape of Things to Come.” This song is associated with an organization of the same name, dedicated to growing careers of young women in the entertainment industry.

Janelle Monáe – “Shape of Things to Come”

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Esperanza Spalding’s Chamber Music Society in Stores Today + MP3

Esperanza Spalding, who’s already been praised by some of the most powerful people in the world, releases a new album today called Chamber Music Society. “I’m confident that this music will touch people,” she says of Chamber Music Society. “We all want to hear sincerity and originality in music, and anyone can recognize and appreciate when love and truth are transmitted through art. No matter what else has or hasn’t been achieved on this recording, those things are definitely a part of this music. Those are the things I really want to deliver.”

Esperanza Spalding – “Little Fly” [MP3]
 

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