Everyday Froday Blog — Music
Four Iconic Black Albums to play this Black History Month
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In honour of Black History Month you know that it is only right that we highlight 4 classic albums that changed the music game and deserve all the accolades. So without further ado let’s get straight into it! Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On was recently crowned the number one album in the rejigged Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums list knocking The Beatles off. Released in 1971 What’s Go On is a concept album with the tracks segueing from one single to the other. It’s basically a movie in your ears. The album featured mega...
Quick Fire Questions with Shingai Shoniwa
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Shingai Shoniwa a household name to Zimbabweans across the globe. She has been ever-present in combining the sounds of Africa with undertones of Indie Rock. We at the Froday HQ were able to ask her a couple of quick fire questions. Enjoy!! ✨ What made you realise music is what you wanted to do? As a child I witnessed a lot of grief and forced separation of family members between Zimbabwe, Malawi & England. When the miracle of family get-togethers managed to occur, they were cherished moments of joy & music was such a big part of it. In addition...
Album review: Teyana Taylor - The Album
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Teyana Taylor’s album is an ode to Black womanhood and reinforces that Black Women are indeed MAGIC! With features from Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott to Lauryn Hill, 'THE ALBUM' rebirths RnB & Neo Soul classics, empowered and endorsed by the women who did it first. Tracks like ‘Lowkey’ which features the Mama of Neyo Soul - Erykah Badu and samples elements from Badu’s 1997 single’ Next Lifetime’, ‘We got Love’, featuring Lauryn Hill, which emphasizes love & spirituality over money and superficiality, as well as ‘Boomin’, featuring Missy Elliot and Future, giving us her legendary vocals, whilst using the 90’s...