For the third section of DZI: The Voice‘s “25 Music Acts You Need To Know” for 2015, the list travels to three different regions in the States. We visit our neighbor to the north and venture across the pond as well. The next five musicians also personify diverse styles from Gospel/Southern Soul to Midwest Indie Rap to Afro-Arabic R&B.
Genre: Gospel, Soul
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Description: Leon’s brand is an adept throwback to 1950’s and 1960’s soul music. Think Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, and Bobby Womack reincarnated in the body of a 25-year-old guitarist. The Columbia Records signee is set to embark on a spring/summer tour that includes dates in Chicago, New York, Toronto, London, Paris, and Berlin.
Key Projects: “Coming Home” Single; “Lisa Sawyer” Single
Connect: leonbridges.com; Twitter – @; Instagram – @leonbridgesofficial
Genre: Hip Hop
Hometown: North London, England
Description: The English rapper/singer…
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