Amythyst Kiah Releases Single “Black Myself”

Amythyst Kiah’s new single, “Black Myself” is out today! Listen on all platforms and watch the lyric video at the link below: https://found.ee/AmythystKiahBlackMyself With an unforgettable voice that’s both unfettered and exquisitely controlled, the Tennessee-bred singer/songwriter expands on the uncompromising artistry she most recently revealed as part of Our Native Daughters, an all-women-of-color supergroup whose Read more | Listen on all platforms and watch the lyric video

Rhiannon Giddens Announces New Album with Francesco Turrisi & Releases Video for “Calling Me Home”

Rhiannon Giddens announced her new album, They’re Calling Me Home, with Francesco Turrisi today! The album will be released April 9, 2021 on Nonesuch Records. To watch the video for “Calling Me Home” and for information on pre-ordering the album, click here. For more information on Rhainnon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, visit their Artist Page. Read more | Click here for pre-order info & to watch the video for "Calling Me Home"

Cha Wa Appears on Good Morning America

Cha Wa just appeared on Good Morning America (ABC) in of a segment on how New Orleans is celebrating Mardi Gras this year. With traditional Mardi Gras parades canceled because of the pandemic, many are taking their creativity from floats to their front lawns in what they’re calling “Yardi Gras.” Cha Wa’s performance is outside Read more | Watch Cha Wa on Good Morning America

CHA WA CELEBRATES NEW ORLEANS STREET CULTURE AND THE MARDI GRAS INDIANS WITH A FIERY TAPESTRY OF THE CITY’S SOUNDS ON ‘MY PEOPLE’

LISTEN TO THE NEW ALBUM’S TITLE TRACK HERE: https://singlelock.fanlink.to/chawa GRAMMY-nominated band Cha Wa will return on April 2 with My People, a new collection that draws from the rich and vibrant street culture of New Orleans. Arriving via the renowned southern independent label Single Lock Records, My People exuberantly infuses contemporary sounds with the music Read more

Nora Brown and Dedicated Men of Zion at ‘Tiny Desk Meets globalFest” Jan 11-14

Catch Nora Brown and Dedicated Men of Zion at virtual globalFest next week! Thurs Jan 14 – 8pm EST / 5pm PSTNora Brown– NY, USA Monday, Jan 11 – 8pm EST / 5pm PSTDedicated Men of Zion – NC, USA Check out the full schedule for gobalFest below: Read more | Check out the full schedule for globalFest here

Praise for Sam Lee’s “Old Wow”

Sam Lee’s album, Old Wow, is finishing out the year with strong praise! See what people are saying about it: Songlines Top 10 albums of 2020: https://www.songlines.co.uk/explore/guides-and-lists/top-10-albums-of-2020  #2 on the Transglobal World Music Charts Top Year Charts 2020 Made #1 on the World Music Charts Europe and #3 on Transglobal World Music Charts The New Read more | See Songlines' Top Ten Albums of 2020

Samantha Crain’s “A Small Death” Makes NPR’s “50 Best Albums of 2020”

Samantha Crain’s album A Small Death is included in NPR‘s “50 Best Albums of 2020”. See the full list at NPR “I can’t say the things I need to,” Samantha Crain frets during “Echo,” the opening track of her song cycle, A Small Death. In fact, that song and the 10 that follow it are works Read more | See the full list at NPR

Don Bryant and Ruthie Foster Nominated for 2021 GRAMMYs!

Congratulations to our GRAMMY nominated Artists! Don Bryant – Best Traditional Blues Album Ruthie Foster – Best Contemporary Blues Album For a full list of nominees, visit the GRAMMYs websiteFor more information on Don Bryant, visit his Artist PageFor more information on Ruthie Foster, visit her Artist Page Read more | For a full list of nominees, visit the GRAMMYs website

Rosanne Cash Releases “Crawl Into the Promised Land” ft. John Leventhal

Rosanne Cash says on “Crawl Into the Promised Land”: “I wrote this song with John Leventhal about this particular vortex we find ourselves in, and the faith that we can crawl out of it with dreams intact. The sublime Sarah Jarosz was kind enough to sing background harmonies (thank you, Sarah!) and was joined by Read more | Watch the Video for "Crawl Into the Promised Land"