Written by: Kelli Scates
There has been a lot of buzz about Theophilus London lately, his non commercial, genre-bending approach is inspirational and enjoyable to partake in. He provides interesting visuals and rare energy, something that has been missing in the music industry. And although Theophilus confirms “[He] stands alone” he is not alone in this new movement in World Musical Culture.
I was recently introduced to Jesse Boykins III, on Music Muse Mondays on The Black Lens blog. Jesse Boykin III is another artist with a unique personal style and a musical quality that encompasses jazz, hip-hop, and soul melodies, with a voice that honestly settles my soul. My favorite song by him so far is Zoner. Listen here The Black Lens