ALBUM OF THE MONTH: DNA ACTIVATION BY WITCH PROPHET
Written by Lucia on January 6, 2019
She provides her fans with a soundscape of vocal layers, loops, raps and harmonies on a bed of hip-hop, house and soul-inspired beats. Think Erykah Badu meets Lauryn Hill meets Jill Scott.
Witch Prophet has shared the stage with and opened for acts like TheeSatisfaction, Shabazz Palaces, Lido Pimienta, A Tribe Called Red, Monte Booker, Shad, METZ, SAMMUS, JPEGMAFIA, The Cliks, Zaki Ibrahim, and LAL to name a few. Her vocals have appeared on Shad’s “Flying Colours” LP (2013) as well as 2009’s Polaris Prize winner Fucked Up’s newest LP “Dose your Dreams” (2018).
Her EPs “H.P.B”, and “Architect of Heartbreak Remixes” were met with great praise when released fall of 2016 and spring of 2017. As was her highly anticipated album “The Golden Octave” released via her own label Heart Lake Records, May 2018.
This month she has released her sophomore LP “D.N.A Activation”. An Ethio Jazz/RnB/Hip-Hop fusion with songs sung in English, Amharic, and Tigrinya. A collection of sounds co-produced by SUN SUN and Witch Prophet, named and inspired after Witch Prophet’s family, biblical stories, myths and her Ethiopian, Eritrean roots.
This month be enchanted by Toronto’s own…
Tune in to http://www.iLiveRadio.com every Tuesday at 2:00pm and Thursday at 6:00pm EST for our Album of the Month, DNA Activation by Witch Prophet
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