New Music To Know This Week: Our Native Daughters Explore History, Quin Has A Princess Beat & More
This song (and the album it’s on) contains observations on
slavery that aren’t always comfortable to listen to, but are very necessary. The songs were inspired by historical texts and the ancestral experiences of slavery based on stories passed down by their families. It’s exciting to find a project like this that puts a spotlight on the
often overlooked history of Black women in America; this one is capably helmed by Rhiannon Giddens (who conceived the project), Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell, and Amythyst Kiah. This fabulous album is available to stream on
NPR (and out next week), so don’t miss it.