Monday, August 17, 2009

Music Monday: Ledisi!

Ledisi Landscape

Hey Cupcakes,

Singer Ledisi wanted to make a few bold artistic changes this time out. But just before she started work on her sophomore release, Turn Me Loose, she hit a wall. The singer-songwriter had a bad case of writer's block that stretched for six months. Ledisi was petrified as she tried to figure out how to follow up her debut, Lost & Found. The album garnered strong reviews and two Grammy nominations.

NOW: 'Turn Me Loose' - Available Everywhere August 18th!

Fans in the NYC or DC area have a chance to attend an exclusive Ledisi album release event!

For NYC Residents:
Be one of the lucky few to celebrate the release of Ledisi’s new album 'Turn Me Loose' with her in NYC at (Le) Poisson Rouge! The event will include Ledisi performing songs from her new album and an album signing! Here’s how you can get in: purchase the album at J&R on August 18th and receive a wristband (one per album while supplies last), listen to WBLS and text to win, or visit the Carol’s Daughter stores in Harlem or Brooklyn for a chance to win.**Entry to the event is only available to those with wristbands.

For DC Residents: Ledisi
and her band will perform selections from her new album 'Turn Me Loose' at National Harbor just outside of Washington, D.C. on release day, August 18th at 7pm! And it's a FREE SHOW! Purchase a copy of the album from Kemp Mill, who will be on site, and have it signed by Ledisi. For more information, visit the site:

And don't forget to visit 'Turn Me Loose' Online Countdown Website, where each week you can preview two new tracks off the album. This week, listen to "The Answer to Why"!

Check out Ledisi performing Today in the "My Black is Beautiful" Superlounge at Essence Festival 2009:

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Have a great day being you!

Velvet cupcakes & tiara kisses,


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