Welcome to our new playlist, compiled by 21st century soul star Lulu James.
Ms James is well known for her solo work as well as collaborations with the likes of Gorgon City, the Invisible’s Dave Okumu and Kidnap Kid. While she’s graced stages from Glastonbury to Coachella and supported the likes of Jessie Ware and Emeli Sande, she’s currently between LA and London working on her new album, with artists and producers including Gorgon City, Fred Ball, and Michael Biancaniello.
If you can’t wait for the record, then delve into her playlist for what’s keeping her inspired…
Kendrick Lamar – Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe
Cosmo Sheldrake – Pelicans We
Nils Fram – Says
Murcof – Maiz
Solange – Losing you
LV – Ruiselede
Voicedrone – Why
James Blake – Put That Away And Talk To Me
Dengue Dengue Dengue – Yuyu
For my last pick I’m taking it back to my roots.
Ladysmith Black Mamazo Choir – N’kosi Sikel’africa
If you get the opportunity listen to the live version with Paul Simon, the energy is electric!