• www.thewickedsound.com-Jorja-Smith-Kiss-Me-In-The-Morning-Eddy
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    Jorja Smith sang the main song “Kiss Me In The Morning” from the Netflix musical drama “The Eddy”.

    Jorja Smith sang the main song “Kiss Me In The Morning” from the Netflix musical drama “The Eddy”. Her debut studio album, "Lost & Found", was released in 2018 to critical acclaim and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. In 2018, Smith won the Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she was named Best British Female Artist at the 2019 Brit Awards and was also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her last single “Be Honest” featured guest vocals from Nigerian singer Burna Boy, and become a huge summer hit of 2019. Watch the video to Jorja Smith new song “Kiss Me In The…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Arlo Parks Black Dog
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    Arlo Parks shares her beautiful new single “Black Dog”

    Arlo Parks shares her beautiful new single “Black Dog”, the second single from her forthcoming debut album. She released recently another great song called "Eugene", with a video directed by fellow London musician Loyle Carner. Arlo Parks is a British musician and poet from South London. She performed already at The Great Escape, Glastonbury and Latitude Festival and also supported Jordan Rakei on his UK tour. Her discography so far contains two EPs “Super Sad Generation” and “Sophie”, and she is working now on her debut album. Watch the video to Arlo Parks new song “Black Dog” the second single from her forthcoming debut album below: “It’s supposed to make…

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    Mercury Prize nominee Little Simz has released a new EP “Drop 6”

    Mercury Prize nominee, London rapper Little Simz has released a new EP “Drop 6”. The mini-album was written and recorded by Simz in lockdown over the past few weeks. It's the sixth in series of Eps in her discography.  At the end of last year, French artist and producer James BKS has enlisted her with Q-Tip, Idris Elba for his new single called “New Breed”. But the biggest step in her career was her third album “Grey Area”, released at the beginning of 2019 and nominated to the prestigious Mercury Prize Award. In first words, she proclaims the truth: “You ain’t seen no one like me since Lauryn Hill back…

  • www.thewickedsound.com-Lianne-La-Havas-Bittersweet-Paper-Thin
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    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin”

    Lianne La Havas plays live at Tiny Desk (at home) her new single “Paper Thin” and announces her new self-titled album. Lianne performed her tender new song "Paper Thin" in the intimate settings of her room. After the debut of the new track, she sang "Midnight", from the previous album “Blood”. At the end of her short show, she presents her beautiful "Bittersweet", which he released as an album teaser back in February in Colors Session. From our blog: Lianne La Havas shared her new single “Bittersweet” Watch the video to Lianne La Havas new song "Paper Thin", the second single from her forthcoming self-titled album below: “Wanting to make…

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    The Haggis Horns dropped a new killer funk “Haggis Express”

    The Haggis Horns dropped a new killer funk "Haggis Express" from their forthcoming 5th studio album "Stand Up For Love". UK funk/soul kings The Haggis Horns are back after three years. This is pure dirty funk at it's best, deep in-the-pocket drums and bass groove, scratchy funk guitar, a fiery hammond organ solo, Latin fire congas and a horn section so sharp you could shave with their riffs. They took inspiration from the greatest funk bands like Kool & The Gang, Fred Wesley & The JB’s, The Blackbyrds, The Fatback Band, The Meters and Sly & The Family Stone, and they reached the same level of funk masterpiece. Watch video…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Simon Jefferis Something In The Water Vibrations
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    Simon Jefferis presents his new single “Something In The Water”

    Simon Jefferis presents his new single “Something In The Water” from the upcoming album “Vibrations”. Brixton based talented instrumentalist and beatmaker Simon Jefferis earn his reputation with expertly-crafted, atmosphere heavy music over the past few years. A s producer his music was steadily circulating through the city’s hip hop undercurrents. Rising UK label DeepMatter released his new single featuring Ife Ogunjobi, Ben Vize & David Mrakpor. Previous singles featured Natty Reeves on guitar, Abhi The Nomad on vocal and Dylan Jones of Ezra Collective and Pyjaen on trumpet. They all are a fellow artist from the emerging DeepMatter roster of talent. Watch the video to Simon Jefferis new song "…

  • Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”
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    Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”

    Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, and Damu The Fudgemunk joined forces on the album “Ocean Bridges”. The album blends live improvised music, jazz, hip-hop, and many other musical directions into a one-of-a-kind sound. Jason Moore aka Raw Poetic over the years had sent many projects to his uncle, legendary free jazz saxophonists Archie Shepp. Finally, after he heard some of Moore’s recent projects with producer and DJ, Damu The Fudgemunk, Mr. Shepp felt his nephew was, in a sense, “ready”. The album’s title, “Ocean Bridges”, intends to signify a bridging-of-the-gap in their family’s story and a re-establishing of the connection between young and old in their general community. The entirely improvised…

  • www.thewickedsound.com Soul Supreme Check The Rhime
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    Soul Supreme made a jazz tribute to A Tribe Called Quest on “Check The Rhime”

    Soul Supreme made a jazz tribute to A Tribe Called Quest. Soul Supreme is a Jerusalem-born, Amsterdam-based keyboardist, DJ & producer, trained as a jazz pianist who obsessively studied the work of pianists such as Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans or Weldon Irvine, but with a big love for classic era of hip hop. “Check The Rhime” and “Lyrics To Go” are his latest reworks. Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi and Ali Shaheed Muhammad as A Tribe Called Quest are known for cementing the link between jazz’s grooves and hip-hop’s future funk. Now Soul Supreme by paying them a tribute he brings back those jazz influences through his improvisation. Soul…

  • The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020.05.1 cover Jazz Funk Soul Beats
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    The Wicked Sound Playlist 2020/05/1 New Music Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats

    The Wicked Sound 2020/05/1 new playlist with new music across Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Electronic music and Hip Hop Beats. New music from Soul Supreme, Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp, Raw Poetic, Simon Jefferis, Ife Ogunjobi, Ben Vize, David Mrakpor, The Haggis Horns, Orrin Evans, Captain Black Big Band, Ludivine Issambourg, Antti Lötjönen, Verneri Pohjola, Mikko Innanen, Jussi Kannaste, Joonas Riippa, JK Group, Wilma Archer, Kuma, Project X, Cassowary, Karate Boogaloo, On The Spot Trio, Kutiman, Ondatrópica, Juancho Vargas, You can listen to this playlist also on Spotify, Deezer or Soundcloud. The Wicked Sound weekly playlist 2020/05/1 Jazz Funk Soul Reggae Beats Tracklist: Soul Supreme - Check the Rhime Damu The Fudgemunk,…

  • www.thewickedsound.com El Michels Affair Life of People Adult Themes
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    El Michels Affair released a new track “Life of Pablo” from their highly anticipated new album “Adult Themes”

    El Michels Affair released a new track “Life of Pablo” from their highly anticipated new album “Adult Themes”. History of this album began in 2017, when Leon Michels, leader of the El Michels Affair, in between other musical project began creating compilations of short interludes intended to be sampled by hip hop producers. Some of them end up on songs by Jay Z & Beyonce or Travis Scott. These minute-long snippets were inspired by the dense moody work of ‘60s composers like David Axelrod, as well as Moondog’s brand of classical jazz. Michels liked so much creating these instrumentals that he decided to expand on some of the ideas and…