Intimate performance from Sixto/Jesus Rodriguez Black Cab Sessions
The video is a few years old but, with the recent release of Searching For Sugarman and our feature on the enigmatic singer, we thought it appropriate to revisit this intimate performance from Sixto/Jesus Rodriguez. Watch him croon from the back of a London black cab above.
The multidisciplinary artist's latest release "Blackness Be Divine" gives listeners a glimpse into what the musician has to offer.
Nigerian born-Brooklyn based artist
Eli Folais back in our hearts and on our screens, with the latest music video release for his single "Blackness Be Divine" off of his EP, Soundscape to Freedom.
The DJ, saxophonist and producer's release comes from his own production and events label
The EP's opening track, "Blackness Be Divine" is, "like a letter of empowerment to all Black people across the diaspora to embrace their brilliance and to know that they are royalty living in this world," he says. "The project was inspired by events that took place this year during the middle of the pandemic with the rise of the black lives matter movement and protest across the country."
Although the EP is only six tracks long, it certainly packs a punch with its hypnotic rhythms, nostalgic house beats and graceful lyrics heard throughout the project. It truly is a unique musical adventure.
Eli Fola's self-proclaimed "Yoruba tech soul" elements are loud and clear in this brilliantly eclectic piece of music.
Watch Eli Fola's performance visuals for "Blackness Be Divine" below.
Thirteen years ago, Sun-El Musician left his home in the Midlands of KwaZulu Natal and dropped out of university to move to Joburg and pursue a dream that continues to unfold with To the World & Beyond, the much-anticipated followup to his debut album