This quarter, I’ve come to know an immaculate vocalist and songwriter, who goes by the name Amia Brave, through her recent collaboration with British rapper Enny. It wasn’t until this week that I fully connected to the record. Music videos make a difference. As I browsed through her Twitter account out of curiosity, I stumbled upon ‘Sweet Love’, a warm and sweet R&B record she originally wrote and recorded for an LVRN online competition. According to Spotlight First, “Amia didn’t get a chance to perform on the live, but after getting some great feedback on the song, she decided to keep it for herself and release it as her next single.” It’s the tone, songwriting and delivery for me. Her future releases are high on my priority list.
The Ethiopian-American musician Makeda moved to LA back in 2018 to follow her dream of being a musician. What followed was