TUNE Jamila Woods - Jamila Woods 'Giovanni' single (Jagjagwar)
Jamila Woods 'Giovanni' single (Jagjaguwar)
IMPACT DATE: 14/12/18
Jamila Woods shares new single Giovanni via Jagjaguwar. Jamila Woods is a Chicago-based soul singer, poet and activist. “Giovanni is a song about owning & celebrating all the parts of myself,” says Woods. “It's about legacy and lineage, and how the love & strength of the people who made me makes me feel invincible.” Woods also makes her directorial debut with a short film accompanying Giovanni. The single follows on from 2016’s HEAVN (8.4/10 Pitchfork, 8.3/10 Consequence of Sound, 8/10 SPIN, 8/10 AllMusic). It hints at new material to come and has already won support across Brooklyn Vegan, Consequence of Sound, High Snobiety, Hypebeast, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Stereogum and Uproxx amongst others.
“Giovanni boasts a deep groove built out of crisp drums and glittering synths, over which Woods delivers a dexterous vocal performance” – Rolling Stone.