If you are looking for some new neo-soul music, you should definitely give jazz-pop artist, Amana Melomé a listen. With a sultry voice and great instrumentals to follow, Amana is changing the sound of contemporary jazz music; infusing it with tech beats and up-tempo melodies. Melomé has recently released her latest single “Icarus Remix” off of her new EP Lock and Key. She teamed up with Swedish producer OPOLOPO and developed some great tracks to complement her lucid vocals.
Amana’s earliest influence stems from her Euro-Caribbean roots. Growing up, she was exposed to musicians like Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington, whom her grandfather, Jimmy Woode had recorded with in his musical past.
It’s clear that Amana comes from a musical family and is a product of all of her inspiration. The breakthrough singer has headlined fashion events for prestigious companies such as, Dior and Fendi. Amana is coming to the US for her upcoming tour in March. Be on the look out for Amana and her forthcoming musical projects and listen to her latest single below.