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NEW MUSIC: Syleena Johnson ‘Rebirth of Soul’ A Tribute To Her Dad

By Firstladyb
NEW MUSIC: Syleena Johnson ‘Rebirth of Soul’  A Tribute To Her Dad
Syleena Johnson old school soul album ‘Rebirth of Soul’ has her father,  blues and soul singer, Syl Johnson all over it!

Released on November 10th, Rebirth of Soul is a collection of R&B cover songs handpicked by and produced with her father.

Syleena Johnson

Pic Credit: TV One

“Well, my dad and I are like oil and water and we really don’t mix, but in the studio and when it comes to music, we can find a common ground,” she confessed. “This was something that he came to me to do and I just thought it was a really great idea to recreate music from a time where singing was from the soul, from the heart,” Syleena shared with NBC News.

Syleena Johnson

Some of our favorites on Syleena’s latest offering are: “Is It Because I’m Black,” a take on her father’s 1969 hit of the same name, Etta James, “Id Rather Go Blind,” Curtis Mayfield’s “The Makings Of You,” and  Bettye Swann’s “Make Me Yours.”


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