VIDEO PREMIERE: Artist/activist AKUA NARU celebrates black triumphs & joy with single ft. Eric Benét
By Sound Check
April 17, 2018
Enjoy this burst of fresh air courtesy of AKUA NARU and Eric Benét, with their brand new track “Made It”. A poetic narrative that shines brightly through warm harmonies and an energetic melody, singer, rapper, poet, social activist, AKUA NARU narrates perspectives of the black experiences through tongue-and-cheek lyricism that bursts with nostalgia, power, and struggle, but ultimately joy. The neo-soul single radiates with energy and triumph promoting a hopeful image of black love and humanity.
“The poet Kelly Elaine Navies wrote it best, “like the banjo, I was stolen from Africa–but the middle passage did not break my strings, nor did it destroy my song.” This song is for us, the living; we stay making it,” says Akua Naru.
Akua Naru’s upcoming album ‘The Blackest Joy’ will be out April 27. You can pre-order it here.