Exclusive Interview: Ledisi Chats “Let Love In” Album | Musical Direction | Upcoming Tour & More w/ @MFWERadio

Soulful singer/songwriter and New Orleans native, Ledisi, is a celebrated R&B recording artist who caught the attention of Verve Music Group in 2007, while recording her third album, Lost & Found. The album earned her two Grammy Award nominations, including “Best New Artist” in 2008, receiving nine total Grammy nominations to date.

An occasional vocal coach and frequent “Artist in Residence” at The Berklee College of Music, Ledisi also served as Governor and Board Member at The San Francisco Chapter for two terms before given a new role as a Goodwill Ambassador, a role that had only been held by herself and Verdine White, at the time. Ledisi has been a welcomed guest at the White House, performing on multiple occasions during the Obama administration, earning her a place in the pantheon of the best soul singer of her generation. “Ledisi is one of our favorite people,” said President Obama. But Ledisi is much more than a singer — she is an advocate of the arts, an educator, author, entrepreneur, philanthropist, songwriter, producer, and innovator.

As an advocate for, and participant in, former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Turnaround Arts Program, Ledisi donates her time to encourage students to explore the possibilities through the arts, inspiring them to explore their minds creatively. The Turnaround Arts Program‘s main objective is to transform priority schools through the strategic use of the arts, engaging students in well-rounded education and exude confidence, critical thinking, and creativity as a result. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Ledisi:

Exclusive Interview: Bridget Kelly Talks @LoveHipHopVH1 #LHHH | New Music | Relationships | Cheating | & @MFWERadio

Bridget Kelly earned her stripes in music sharing the global stage Jay Z, collaborating with Kendrick Lamar and Kelly Clarkson, and riding radio airwaves with “Street Dreamin” & fan favorites, “Special Delivery” and “Run After You”. Bridget Kelly launched into television as an on-camera talent on daily shows and broadcast events for top entertainment networks including VH1, Fuse TV, and BET. Born of Irish x Bahamian background, Bridget Kelly epitomizes of cultural mash up with music styles that blend genres, a persona that clashes New York edge with carefree LA cool and style that mixes street with chic. Her diverse music and television audiences eagerly anticipate Bridget Kelly’s latest reflection of her relatable lifestyle on the upcoming 2018 album, Reality Bites. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Bridget Kelly.

Exclusive Interview: Mike Classic Discuss “Woosah” Single | Independent Artist Branding | Upcoming Project & More w/ @MFWERadio

Michael Williams Aka Mike Classic is a Haitian American lyricist who is gradually pushing his way to notoriety, in hopes of revealing to the world exactly why he considers himself ‘Classic”. With the accolades obtained from the release of his most recent project, “Where Amazing Happens”, Mike Classic gained recognition while working Billboard Chart topping artist such as French Montana and Jadakiss. The project led the talented multi-artist receiving airtime on NYC’s popular radio stations Hot 97 and Power 105.1 plus music placements on VH1’s “Love & Hip-Hop”.

Mixing his high-energy with a subtle confidence on stage, Classic repeatedly delivers striking live performances, highlighted when he opened for Rick Ross’s Maybach Music Group Tour in 2014. Aside from radio airplay Mike was also featured on Source.com, XXL. and mTV as a breakout artist. After a brief hiatus Classic returned to the scene with a new record called “Low-Key”.

The release gained lots of love and traction with a comfortable 30,000 views in 2 weeks and dozens of downloads from fans awaiting his comeback. “Woosah”, the follow-up to “Low-Key” is on pace to be the seasoned recording artist’s most successful release to date, amassing over 500k+ stream via SoundCloud; largely impart due to Bryson Tiller reposting the record and Ebro premiering it to the masses via Beats 1 Radio. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Mike Classic.

 

Exclusive Interview: Parachute Discuss Intimate Acoustic Tour | “Wide Awake” Album | & More w/ @MFWERadio

 Back when they were in high school, PARACHUTE’s Will Anderson (vocals, guitar), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), and Christopher “Kit” French (saxophone, keyboards) spent nearly every afternoon in Anderson’s basement, dreaming up songs showing a deep affinity for classic pop, heart-felt rock, and tuneful blue-eyed soul. Now, after a decade of touring internationally and turning out hit singles like the platinum “She Is Love” (#1 at iTunes), the gold “Kiss Me Slowly,” ‘Forever And Always”, “Can’t Help” (from the album Overnight, which debuted at #15 on the Billboard Top 200), PARACHUTE’s last album reclaimed the spirit that first sparked their love of music. They quickly followed up this successful opening slot with their sold out “Getaway Tour”, in the spring of 2017, returning to some of their favorite venues from over the years. Parachute will play a series of intimate acoustic shows this Fall, while continuing to work on new music to be released in 2018. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Parachute NOW.

Exclusive Interview: Sammie Discuss Comeback In R&B | “Coming Of Age” Album | & More w/ @MFWERadio

The world watched Sammie grow up from a 12-year-old sensation into a record-breaking and multiplatinum-selling singer, songwriter, and performer. Now, they can hear him fully come of age in 2017. Sammie’s third record and first independent full-length LP, Coming of Age [Star Camp Music/EMPIRE], sees him confidently evolve into the artist he’s worked towards becoming for the past 18 years. 2016 set the stage for the new album. Sammie delivered a bona fide hit with the I’m Him EP. The Shade Room touted the title track and it transformed into a viral smash with over 2.7 million Spotify streams and 1.9 million YouTube/VEVO views, between garnering praise from HipHopDX, AXS, Revolt, YouKnowIGotSoul, and more. He continued to constantly record, engaging his audience by personally previewing the writing process on Instagram. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Sammie.

 

Exclusive Interview: Tina Campbell Discuss “It’s Still Personal” Album | Final Season of Mary Mary | & More w/ @MFWERadio

Known to much of the world as one-half of the gospel duo Mary Mary, Tina Campbell is wife, mother,  an accomplished and multi award-winning singer/songwriter and producer.  She is an author and inspirational speaker.  Tina Campbell has already achieved a lifetime of success with numerous awards won: (Grammy Awards (4), American Music Awards, NAACP Image Awards, Soul Train Awards, Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, ASCAP’s acclaimed Golden Note Award, The BMI Legends of Gospel Music Honor, etc.), millions of records sold (5 million and counting), graced the covers of multiple high profile magazines, appeared and performed on major national and international award, news and variety and talk tv shows, and has established herself as a contender in TV land through five seasons of her hit WE tv reality show, “Mary Mary,” with the sixth and final season about to launch in September, 2017,  and recently co-created with husband Teddy the popular web series called, 10 Minutes with Tina & Teddy.   Her career in music and television alongside her sister, Erica Campbell, the other half of Mary Mary, has spanned more than a decade and has been unstoppable!  And now, Tina is fully emerged as a solo artist.

In the coming weeks Tina returns with her newest solo album, It’s Still Personal, the follow-up to 2015’s solo debut, It’s Personal. A re-working of the NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Inspirational Album in 2016, It’s Still Personal features three new original tracks—the heart felt new single, “Too Hard Not To,” a beautiful Gospel/Pop ballad premiered on sister Erica’s nationally syndicated radio show Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell, and now available on all digital platforms,  plus a rousing soulful Southern Gospel tune, “Evidence,” and the rap/hip hop tinged “We Livin.”  The singer also includes a re-production of the previously recorded track “Woh, Oh, Oh.” Never one to avoid facing and sharing her truth, Tina chose to fully reveal her challenges throughout season 3 of her hit WE tv series Mary Mary.  And just as boldly, Tina shared her healing, faith renewal and even her wedding vow renewal in subsequent seasons.  Her fans remained at her side as the singer continued the journey to healing. Throughout her challenges and rewards, Tina has shown great strength and power, emerging with a burst of creativity and confidence. Check out our latest and exclusive interview with Tina Campbell.

 

Exclusive Interview: Tone Stith Talks “Can We Talk” EP | Drake + OVO | & More on @MFWERadio

 

22 year old Tone Stith has been on a musical journey for over half his life – currently, his a top 10 R&B artist on iTunes with his July 13th released album “Can We Talk”, produced by himself and The PRBLMSLVRS. Tone has written and produced songs for Chris Brown, including the hit single “Liquor’ on ‘Royalty’. Able to play a slew of instruments, write and produce his own music, and captivate audiences with his dynamic dance movements, Stith is what many would call, the complete package. Discovered by music mogul heir Jas Prince, son of Rap-A-Lot Records founder James Prince, & with heavy co-signs from the likes of Drake (also discovered by Jas) Bryson Tiller, Kehlani and DJ Khaled to name a few – Tone is on course to sit amongst the industry’s elite. Having already toured along side Party Next Door and Bryson Tiller, recent RCA signee, Stith, who is also represented by Maverick Management, is gearing up to the road with headliner August Alsina on the “Don’t Matter Tour”. A fervor of tweets from fans across the nation would indicate that Tone’s next live performance is being heavily anticipated, especially with the recent release of his debut album. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Tone Stith.

 

 

 

 

 

Exclusive Interview: Mila J Discuss “Dopamine” EP | Independent Artist Procession | Upcoming Movie Role & More on @MFWERadio

DOPAMINE gives fans the seductive grooves and raw honesty they look for when it comes to MILA J and her unique sound. MILA J, a Los Angeles native, performs with confidence and her sexy “no filter, around the way girl” swag.  MILAJ’s debut EP titled M.I.L.A. (“Made in Los Angeles”), was released in October 2014, and rose to #12 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart – featuring guest appearances by B.O.B (“Champion”), Ty Dolla $ign (“My Main”) and Problem (“Pain In My Heart”)MILA J‘’s hit single “Smoke, Drink, Break Up” from the 2014 released detailed her addiction towards dysfunctional relationships. The track hit the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, and its official remix featured Ty Dolla Sign, Kirko Bangz and Problem. MILA J released her second EP in 2016 titled 213 (her hometown area code) on Motown Records, featuring the radio smash single “Kickin’ Back,” and a cover of Sade’s “The Sweetest Taboo,” setting the tone for her current release. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Mila J.

Exclusive Interview: Sevyn Streeter Talks Debut Album “Girl Disrupted” Album & More on @MFWERadio

As a gift to fans on her birthday, Atlantic Records artist Sevyn Streeter has released her debut album GIRL DISRUPTED. The album includes recently released tracks- “My Love for You” and “Fallen” feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Cam Wallace, as well as soon to be chart topping features with August Alsina, Dave East, Dej Loaf, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign and more. “I am overjoyed for the release of my debut album, Girl Disrupted! It’s only fitting to celebrate the biggest love of my life…MUSIC on the same day that I was given LIFE! To my Street Team: This is our first birthday, with many more to come…Happy Girl Disrupted Day!” The premise of GIRL DISRUPTED is centered on a message every young woman can relate to, the journey from a young naïve girl to a grown woman. “This important time in each woman’s life forces them to take ownership of their past in order to become the most true version of themselves,” says Sevyn. Earlier this year Sevyn hit the road for an 18-city North American headline tour which kicked off in St. Louis and wrapped in Los Angeles. Throughout the tour Sevyn partnered with Karen Civil for a Civil TV Tour Diary which documented her time on the road. Checkout our latest and exclusive interview Sevyn Streeter now.

Exclusive Interview: Louis York Talks Masterpiece Theater Act II | Weirdo Workshop | & More on @MFWERadio

After fifteen Saturdays spent in a studio, surrounded by bad Chinese food and good times, Louis York was born. The musical creation of Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony, their first album is not one genre. Or influence. Or thought. Or message. It’s an exploration of it all. When stepping behind the mic for the first time in their careers, the Grammy nominated songwriter and producer decided to throw out every rule the business had told them to follow. It doesn’t matter how long, how many transitions or how many genres. Kelly and Harmony found themselves searching for one thing, and one thing alone – GREAT music. Music they’re proud to introduce to the world. Music they believe does their rhythmic predecessors proud. And the two have tapped into their eclectic backgrounds and respective New York and St. Louis upbringings to do just that. Every vocal you hear is straight from Claude’s pipes. And every sound a product of Harmony’s hands. Their music truly comes from their hearts, written for the love of music and nothing else. But words simply don’t do the justice a play button can. So enjoy ! Checkout our latest and exclusive interview with Louis York.