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R&B

Ella Maj

Ella Mai is R&B singer and songwriter from England.In 2014 her EP's on 10 Summers Records included Time, Change, and Ready. Her debut studio album, Ella Mai, was released in October 2018 and featured the single "Boo'd Up," .The song became her first top ten song in the US and broke the record for the most weeks at No. 1 of any song by a woman on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. Rolling Stone magazine described her sound as self-confidence and an affinity for classic Nineties R&B.

Hip Hop

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar songwriter and record producer is regarded as one of the most skillful and successful hip hop artists of his generation. He began to gain recognition in 2010, after his first retail release His critically acclaimed third album To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) incorporated elements of funk, soul, jazz, and spoken word. It debuted atop the charts in the US and the UK, and won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at the 58th ceremony. Today various media outlets brand him the "new king of hip hop"

Gospel

Erica Monique Campbeli

Erica Monique Campbell is a Grammy winner urban contemporary gospel, Christian R&B and contemporary R&B recording artist, musician and radio host. She started her music career with her younger sister, Tina Campbell, as part of the gospel music group, Mary Mary. Erica solo first studio album, Help, was her breakthrough release on The Billboard 200, Top Gospel Albums, and Independent Albums charts, where it peaked at Nos. 6, 1, and 2, correspondingly Campbell won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Album at the 57th edition of the event.

Jazz

Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington is an American jazz saxophonist, composer, producer, and bandleader. A graduate of the Academy of Music of Alexander Hamilton High School in Beverlywood, Los Angeles. He has played along with a diverse group of musicians including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Horace Tapscott, Gerald Wilson, Lauryn Hill, Nas, Snoop Dogg, George Duke, Chaka Khan, Francisco Aguabella, the Pan Afrikaan People's Orchestra and Raphael Saadiq.His debut solo recording, The Epic, was released in May 2015 to critical acclaim.Washington played saxophone on Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly.