Samm Henshaw: Grow

English-Nigerian singer-songwriter and producer Samm Henshaw brings plenty of vintage soul and gospel-inspired back-up vocals to his latest lush tune, “Grow.” He says, it’s “just a song about understanding that the hard parts of a relationship (any relationship) are necessary for growth and strength and that we shouldn’t give up at the first sign of trouble.” The uplifting bop is the second tune from his …

Planet Giza feat. Ivy Sole: Out of Touch

Montreal-based trio Planet Giza (Rami B, Tony Stone and DoomX) have teamed up with Philadelphia rapper Ivy Sole for the spacey, soulful “Out of Touch.” The vocalists’ smooth harmonies flow into Ivy Sole’s effortless verse, altogether making for a groovy, mellow collaboration.

Fana Hues feat. Mereba: Desert Flower

Singer-songwriter Fana Hues released her glorious debut album Hues last year, featuring the slow-burning, delicate ballad, “Desert Flower.” Now the song gets a rework, with Hues teaming up with Mereba. Still gentle, vulnerable and ethereal, this new version includes violin (played by Hella Strings) and an arresting, almost haunting, verse from Mereba.