Alessia Cara // OSHUN

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Alessia Cara // OSHUN

Posted by on May 3, 2016

This episode of ‘This Song” is all about inspiring women who just happen to be young.

Alessia Cara is a Canadian singer and songwriter who’s song “Here” hit #1 on the Hot R&B charts. She’s also 19 years old.  Hear Alessia Cara chat with KUTX DJ and Producer Taylor Wallace about how she’s inspired by the music of Amy Winehouse  and Drake and what her current creative life is like.

Then listen as  Thandiwe and Niambi Sala of the New York based hip hop duo OSHUN, both of whom are still in college, explain how songs by Outkast and Billie Holiday  helped them realize what it was they wanted to do with their own music.

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Watch Alessia Cara perform “Here” on solo on VuHaus

Watch OSHUN’s Studio 1A Performance

Download OSHUN’s Mixtape Asase Yaa

Listen to OSHUN on Soundcloud

Watch the video for OSHUN “Protect Your Self”

Listen to the songs featured in Episode 38 of This Song.