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Audio: Kenneth Whalum, “Make It Out Alive”

Some of us prefer the feels in season and out of season – and for that, Kenneth Whalum unfailingly delivers. “Make It Out Alive” is the singer/writer/musician’s first single since 2017’s hauntingly emotive Broken Land, and while it maintains the familiar warmth of that signature, raspy rawness that sets his vocal tone completely apart, the…

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The Handsomely Magnetic ‘Broken Land’ from Kenneth Whalum Has Landed

Kenneth Whalum has been relatively quiet with solo releases since the Big K.R.I.T. assisted “Might Not Be OK.” But as Hip Hop and R&B’s quiet storm, the Memphis native’s musical contributions to Jay-Z (including his latest LP 4:44), Maxwell, John Legend and so many others prove that even when he’s not working, he maintains an…

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Audio: Kenneth Whalum, “Might Not Be Ok” Feat. Big K.R.I.T.

Memphis’ quiet giant Kenneth Whalum returns with an honest outcry entitled “Might Not Be Ok.” Calling in Big K.R.I.T. with fiery, passionate bars, the duo’s harmonious balance create a perfectly haunting ballad. Ghostly coos and weeping piano keys make up the instrumentation behind the cadence of K.R.I.T.’s charging lyrics and Kenneth’s sweetly somber vocals. With…

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Audio: Kenneth Whalum, “Ghost Town”

Born in the Home of the Blues, Kenneth Whalum has already made a name for himself as a composer, saxophonist, and backup singer. He’s played with greats like D’Angelo, Jay-Z, and Maxwell, but now Whalum is striking out on his own. His debut track “Ghost Town” is a dreamy and airy rumination on a choosy…

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