Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Lalah Hathaway Stax Debut Scheduled


This is from Lalah Hathaway's myspace blog.

She is about to release her first release on Stax Records

The first single is due out on April 21st.

She is in my mind the most talented singer our our generation.

Show her some love and check out her amazing voice and great music.



Hathaway Stax Debut Scheduled
March 21, 2008 - RB Hip-Hop

By Gail Mitchell, L.A.

Lalah Hathaway’s first album for Stax Records, "Self Portrait," will hit stores June 3. Distributed by Concord Music Group, the project reunites Hathaway with producer Rex Rideout. He produced the 2004 Grammy-nominated Luther Vandross tribute album, "Forever, For Always, For Luther," on which Hathaway performed "Forever, For Always, For Love" (which reached No. 1 on Adult R&B).

In addition to Rideout, Hathaway-the daughter of R&B icon Donny Hathaway-collaborates with singer/songwriters Rahsaan Patterson and Sandra St. Victor, plus producers Kenneth Crouch, Paula Gallitano and Terrace Martin (fresh from work on Snoop Dogg’s latest release, "Ego Trippin’"). Hathaway co-produced mid-tempo lead single "Let Go" with Rideout. Featuring Patterson on background vocals, the single goes to radio April 21.

"Self Portrait" is Hathaway’s fourth solo album. Her previous albums include "Outrun the Sky" (2004), "A Moment" (1994) and "Lalah Hathaway" (1990). She also paired with jazz musician Joe Sample on the critically acclaimed 1999 album, "The Song Lives On." Hathaway, who guests on bassist’s Marcus Miller’s recently released "Marcus" album, is also serving as a "Circle of Promise" Ambassador for the breast cancer non-profit organization Susan G. Komen.

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