If Lauryn Hill and Solange had a soul-child
Why You Should Care:
Two albums deep into her career, Jamila Woods has helped carve out a small niche in today’s R&B climate serves a balance with introspection and political commentary. With her second album titled LEGACY! LEGACY!, the Chicagoan looks to inspiration from legendary artists of color from the past to lay a foundation for people of color to live life to the fullest.
“ZORA” is inspired by the magnificent Zora Neale Hurston, who was known for her uncompromising artistry as an African-American woman. Jamila Woods pays homage to Hurston’s courage and independence over vibrant production and silky vocals on her first single from LEGACY! LEGACY!
“None of us are free but some of us are brave / I dare you to shrink my wave, I'm on a new plane.”