Jamila Woods has launched a brand new period. The Chicago-based singer has returned with “Boundaries,” a brand new music produced by BLVK (J. Cole, Tank and the Bangas, JoJo).
“‘Boundaries’ is a music concerning the negotiation between non-public and shared area in a brand new relationship, the chance concerned in letting somebody get shut sufficient to see your tough edges,” Woods explains.
She provides, “I feel rather a lot concerning the Prentice Hemphill quote, ‘Boundaries are the gap at which I can love you and me concurrently.’ The music is about studying the distinction between erecting boundaries out of concern versus out of affection.”
“Boundaries” marks Woods’ first solo providing in two years. She beforehand shared “Sula,” a music she penned, as a paperback and hardcover model in honor of late writer Toni Morrison, who wrote a novel in 1973 of the identical title.
“This music is a mantra to permit myself area to expertise my gender, love, intimacy, and sexuality alone phrases,” Woods stated on the time of the music’s launch.
Woods launched a music video for “Sula (Paperback)” and carried out it on The Late Present with Stephen Colbert.
Since then, Woods has collaborated with many artists, together with Peter CottonTale, Mykki Blanco, oddCouple and Supa Bwe, to call a couple of. She additionally remade Tracy Chapman’s “Quick Automotive” for Be a part of the Ritual, a covers compilation.
Woods’ final album, LEGACY! LEGACY!, was launched in Might 2019. A few of the album’s shared songs embody “EARTHA” and “GIOVANNI.”
The album ranked No. 4 on Rated R&B’s 30 Greatest R&B Albums of 2019 checklist.
Rated R&B’s Danielle Brissett wrote, “Weaving points of Blackness and womanhood, LEGACY! LEGACY! embarks on an elegantly expressive journey of discovering and accepting your self in a world the place the playing cards aren’t all the time in your favor.”
Stream “Boundaries” by Jamila Woods under.
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