Brantley Gutierrez

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PREMIERE: BRITTANY HOWARD “STAY HIGH” (OFFICIAL LIVE SESSION)

August 21, 2019
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It’s OK to feel good. You have the right to joy. In the midst of all the bad news we see while we stare at our screens and scroll through our timelines, it can be easy to forget that we’re all entitled to moments of happiness. But newly-announced AFROPUNK Brooklyn performer and Alabama Shakes singer and guitarist, Brittany Howard reminds us to hold on to those sweet moments with her song “Stay High.” After giving us an incredible video for the song starring none other than Terry Crews and shot in her hometown of Athens, Alabama, Howard has returned with a visual that features an intimate in-studio performance that’s sure to whet your appetite for her taking the stage this coming weekend.

Watch the video and prepare yourself for her upcoming solo album, Jaime, and her performance at AFROPUNK Brooklyn this Sunday. You’ll chuckle when you spot jazz keyboardist and Jaime-collaborator Robert Glasper eating a banana and thumb wrestling a bandmate but you’ll marvel as you witness Howard caught up in the rapture of “Stay High” and its warm feeling. A feeling that will leap off the screen and into your heart.

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