R&B/Neo Soul

Music Mix of the Week: Madia

Oct. 10, 2012

D.C, songbird Madia released the second video from her third album Go Get It this week. “Runaway Loveher” features the singer-songwriter’s soulful airy vocals over a simplified synthesized beat in a song about leaving a broken love behind.

Music Mix of the Week: Carolyn Malachi Featuring Javier Starks

Sept. 12, 2012

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Carolyn Malachi has been a music staple in the D.C. area for years, but broader acclaim for her work came once she was nominated for a 2011 Best Urban/Alternative Performance Grammy Award for the single, “Orion.” Malachai has followed that success up with today’s Music Mix of the Week, “Beautiful Dreamer.”

Musiq Keeps Crowd Singing Songs Old and New

July 10, 2012

Musiq Soulchild performed to a packed house of more than 600 at The Howard Theatre last night. Singer-songwriter Avery Sunshine opened for him with a few popular melodies from Anita Baker and D’Angelo as well as her own single “All In My Head.”

Les Nubians Talk All That’s Jazz

June 2, 2012

When you think of jazz, the music of global soul group Les Nubians may not be top of mind, but the sister “Afropean” duo says jazz is very much a part of its own sound.

Music Mix of the Week: Columbia Nights Featuring Sarai Abdul-Malik

May 21, 2012

Columbia Nights released its first album, Dawn | Dusk,  May 14 with a mix of tracks showcasing its soulful, electronic jazz and hip-hop sound. “In the Glow” features local vocalist Sarai Abdul-Malik and the members’ signature “soultronic” sound.

Melanie Fiona To Perform for Sold-Out Crowd at The Hamilton

March 28, 2012

R&B songstress Melanie Fiona will perform tonight to a sold-out crowd at The Hamilton on the heels of the March 20 release of her sophomore album, The MF Life.

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