Interview: Recording Artist Genesis Owusu

We speak with the Ghanaian-Australian musician about his surprise release, "Missing Molars"

After releasing his stellar debut album, Smiling with No Teeth in March, Canberra, Australia-based Genesis Owusu (aka Kofi Owusu-Ansah) headed out on a tour across the country—though promoting a record and performing looks a lot different in the midst of a global pandemic. As if that weren’t enough to keep his professional life exciting, Owusu decided—just a few months after his debut—to surprise-release an EP called Missing Molars …

Gavin Turek’s Summer Playlist for COOL HUNTING

The recording artist addresses her highly anticipated debut album, poolside jams and the joy of completing a project

Singer-songwriter Gavin Turek released her sparkly, disco-tinged R&B EP, Good Look For You, back in 2017 and ever since, fans have eagerly awaited more. Now poised to release her debut album, Madame Gold (named for her bold, powerful, superhero alter-ego), LA-based Turek is feeling a mixture of emotions—nervous, proud and hopeful. As with her first album, she worked closely with Chris Hartz (who Turek says is her …

Prince: Born 2 Die

Out via the Prince Estate, the previously unreleased “Born 2 Die” is a slow-burning, ’70s soul-inspired, funk-laden groove from Welcome 2 America, the first complete album from Prince’s vault to receive an official release—on 30 July. Written in 2010, the song features Tal Wilkenfeld, Chris Coleman and vocals by Shelby J, Liv Warfield and Elisa Fiorillo, with Prince’s music director Morris Hayes completing production. Hayes …