Erykah Badu

Coming Home. Back to the roots with Leon Bridges

It was the early 1950s and a historical revolution was taking place in the United States at the time. People had been awakened by the words of great men such as Martin Luther King, giving birth to the civil rights era and an incredibly powerful political movement. Such movement was strongly bound to a musical expression which originated in the African-American community and expressed the stressful status they had been victims of for the past decades: Soul music. Through a colourful succession of catchy rhythms, heartfelt handclaps and tireless body movements, music came to know the power and attraction of one of the most popular and warming genres of that lively period. All over the country a new, glowing and shiny lighthouse was shedding brightness to give music it’s true meaning, the essence of raising awareness and bringing people together. (altro…)