London Soul is Alive and Well

It may not have been the birthplace of soul music, but soul music is not only thriving, but flourishing in London.  With Adele’s 6 Grammy wins Sunday night, London soul has sent a message to the rest of the world, take notice. Americans have always loved soul music but lately the British seem to give soul singing the respect it deserves.  In America, soul singers such as Ledisi and YahZarah struggle to sell out clubs while they sing to packed houses across the pond. Hopefully America can immulate the Britons love for great singing, and stop rewarding a musical image over musical talent.  While the late  Amy Winehouse, Estelle, and Adele have been the face of British soul lately, there are many up and coming London artist who are just as talented.  Listen below and comment @mediamyxx @akireshenri

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