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MP3 Shelley Nicole's blaKbshe - blaK Girls

This is the song you have been waiting for. It''s a blend of rock, funk and soul that is an anthem for Black girls and all girls around the world.

1 MP3 Songs in this album (3:56) !
Related styles: URBAN/R&B: Funk, URBAN/R&B: Soul

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"blak Girls" Credits:

Shelley Nicole-Lead & Backing Vox
Lionel Sanchez-Drum Programming & Keys
Jerome Jordan-Guitar
Dave Pilgrim-Bass
Shawn Banks-Percussion
Achuziam Maha-Backing Vox

blaK Girls Chorus:
Elon Robin Dixon
Hanifah Walidah
Abby Dobson

Little Girls:

Produced by Shelley Nicole & Lionel Sanchez for Audioglyph
Mixed & Mastered by Lionel Sanchez
Recorded & Mixed at The Landing, Brooklyn, NY
c. 2008

So many artists today claim to be progressive, but Shelley Nicole’s blaKbüshe are the living, breathing embodiment. Shelley Nicole is equal parts vocalist, songwriter and bassist making blaKbüshe it’s own mash-up. Imagine Nona Hendryx meets Black Sabbath or Janis Joplin meets Grace Jones and there you will find the blaKbüshe experience. It is a blend best described by Shelley Nicole as SolaRoc; combining elements of rock, funk, soul and beyond.

Shelley Nicole hails from Newton, MA, but now calls Brooklyn, NY home. Since her arrival on the New York music scene she founded Red Butterfly Music the label through which she released her debut album, she who bleeds…. Her band, blaKbüshe has performed at hot spots all over New York City, the U.S. and Europe including the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, The Blue Note, New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), The Five Spot (Philadelphia) and Endenu (Atlanta), Genghis Cohen (L.A.) and the Mau Mau Bar (London).

blaKbüshe has been called reminiscent of the Soul/Pop recording group Labelle. Even Labelle member Sarah Dash agrees saying, “blaKbüshe is not to be overlooked.” Opening for Erykah Badu at the Tea Party in Brooklyn and recording with KRS-One confirms that she is on her destined path.

Before putting her band together, Shelley Nicole released “Being Me” (1998) on Imani/King Street Records. The song topped charts in London and received critical acclaim in New York, Europe and Japan’s dance music scene. Club DJs still spin “Being Me” and “Dance (Flying Home),” which is on her current album she who bleeds…. Shelley’s latest single “blaK Girls” from her forthcoming album is featured in the documentary film U People as well as on the soundtrack. This song is destined to be an anthem for Black women in particular and all women in general around the world.

Author and Associate Professor of Black Popular Culture at Duke University Mark Anthony Neal says, “On she who bleeds… Nicole created a vibrant synthesis of Rock and Jazz, which ultimately aimed to tweak the staid sensibilities of both mainstream America and the gatekeepers of African-American culture and identity.”

Get ready to experience a musical revolution. Get ready for blaKbüshe!

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