For this song, which I wrote and produced, I wanted to once again speak to the strength of black queer people. I decided to include Bayard Rustin because he is a personal hero of mine. His unsung story is important to our culture and he is my go-to definition of what it means to be unapologetically black.
It was an honor to interview instrumentalist/singer-songwriter Mocky for Paste Magazine! We discussed his latest EP Living Time: The Moxtape Vol. II and his upcoming album Key Change.
Listen to Living Time via SoundCloud below. Discover more about the making of the album and the current state music in the interview, “The Future of Music Can Survive Without a Beat Machine” via Paste Magazine here.
You know what they say, you can’t beat the classics! I highlighted 5 artists that are making new music with a timeless vibe in my article “From Funk to Jazz and R&B, These 5 Artists Prove Timeless Music Is Still Booming.”
Featured in the story are Kamasi Washington (jazz), Tuxedo (funk), Mocky (multi-instrumentalist), Benny Sings (pop), and Faith Evans (R&B). Head over the The Huffington Post for the tunes now!