The recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and the five Dallas police officers has left America in a mixed state of being irate, saddened and confused. R&B artist Miguel has reacted by using his platform to bring awareness to police brutality. He recorded a rough demo of a single which sees him ask how many black lives will be murdered before changes are made.
Organisers for SOULFEST have announced a massive line-up artists for their October event this year, led by Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, and De La Soul amongst many others that are sure to make your jaw drop.
Click the image for all the info and make sure you set your alarms for 10am, May 27 to purchase those tickets! This is bound to SELL OUT.
Last Friday saw the official Australian release of Jessie Ware’s much anticipated sophomore record, Tough Love.
Lucky for The 5 to 9 Life, we received an advanced copy of the record and if you’re wondering if the Tough Love is worth the purchase, we suggest hitting the link below to read our review.
Another song has been released from Jessie Ware’s anticipated upcoming record, coming in the form of ‘Kind Of…Sometimes…Maybe’.
Three different words that all reflect along the lines of when we are feeling unsure about something.
So what is Jessie Ware unsure of?
Click the link below and have a listen.
There’s one particular tune on Kaleidoscope Dream, where we see Miguel’s serious side.
The fact that Miguel can move away from his sensual and bedroom-inviting tunes, trading bedsheets and candlelight for the church and the streets, shows versatility in the artist and a willingness to explore the social issues of guns and drugs.
His new single, Candles In The Sun, is a clear sign that Miguel is not your average RnB artist.