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"First Look Friday: UK Singer Etta Bond’s Gets Us Excited About R&B (Ag..."



At OKP we are always on our watchdog for both new talent and newly-discovered classics and one of our most reliable sources in both categories is longtime homegirl DJ Lindsey, she of legendary NYC residencies like Negroclash, The Hump and The Boom Boom Room. So when she put us up on new-brand UK talent Etta Bond, we quickly recruited her (or did she recruit us?) to handle a First Look profile on Ms. Bond, who just released her first solo EP.

UK singer Etta Bond is living proof that it’s an exciting time (again) for r&b music. People are actually listening to it, both at home and in the club and appreciating really talented and exciting vocalists with or without pitch-altering–and there’s some Cool Urban New Talent bubbling just under the surface in London. After making noise via two EPs with producer Raf Riley, Bond has released a solo EP. As the first artist signed to UK label Odd Child Recordings she’s been free to just create with a little help from her friends and it shows....



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