In The Spotlight

Ana Popovic – “Lasting Kind Of Love”

Born in Belgrade, Serbia, this globetrotting baroness of Blues lived in Amsterdam, The Netherlands to study at the Conservatory of Jazz and World-Music, but her love for American Blues took her to Memphis and ultimately to Los Angeles. She debuted with “Hush” in 2001, has toured tirelessly around the globe and performed with many Soul/Blues legends, like Solomon Burke and BB King.

Taken from her latest album “Like It On Top” and featuring the vocals of GRAMMY award winning producer Keb’ Mo’, this song serenades the no strings attached kind of love in a jovial, laid-back way. Smooth drums, sleek keys and a shiny hint of horns give it a suave, carefree vibe, while their soul-dipped, blues-weathered voices meld together into a polished and playful jam with a spirited warmth.

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Wafia – “I’m Good”

Although born in The Netherlands, this singer and songwriter is based in Brisbane, Australia. She’s studied biomedicine at University but, finding it somewhat monotonous, she started writing songs. In 2014 she uploaded a cover of Mario’s “Let Me Love You”, which went viral. In 2015 her single “Heartburn”, from her debut EP “XXIX”, received praise from producer Pharrell Williams.

With a buoyant beat and a brazen bass line, her latest single radiates spicy confidence and tenacity, while still maintaining a cheery, upbeat side in its dynamic chorus. Blending touches of contemporary EDM with a generous layer of 80s-style retro vibes, this breakup song covers all ends of the emotional spectrum, with her sugared, euphonic vocals completing the catchy, poptastic sound.

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