Jidenna Breaks Down: Black Women Power, Gay Leaders In Africa & New Album | SWAYS UNIVERSE

Jidenna Breaks Down: Black Women Power, Gay Leaders In Africa & New Album | SWAYS UNIVERSE

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Jidenna is a founding member of Fear & Fancy, a social club that began in California in 2006. The society, reminiscent of the social aid and pleasure clubs of New Orleans, is an international collective of entrepreneurs, activists, educators, scientists, and artists who host soirees, dinner parties, and demonstrations.

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Jidenna's Career:

Jidenna is signed to Janelle Monáe's Wondaland Records label and distributed through Epic Records.[12][13] He has collaborated with a number of artists that are signed to this label; including Roman GianArthurSt. BeautyDeep Cotton and Janelle Monáe herself, and then began recording a five-song compilation of its label's first extended play (EP), titled The Eephus.[14] In February 2015, Jidenna released his first official single, called "Classic Man"[15] featuring GianArthur. The song was in heavy rotation throughout the United States,[16] and debuted at number 49 on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart.[17]

On March 31, 2015, the second single from the EP was released – "Yoga" by Janelle Monáe and Jidenna.[18] His song "Classic Man" was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 58th Grammy Awards.[19] In June of the same year, Jidenna performed the song with Monáe at the BET Awards.[9] Jidenna also received an award for best new artist at the 2015 Soul Train Music Awards in November.[20]

Jidenna is a founding member of Fear & Fancy, a social club that began in California in 2006.[3] The society, reminiscent of the social aid and pleasure clubs of New Orleans, is an international collective of entrepreneurs, activists, educators, scientists, and artists who host soirees, dinner parties, and demonstrations.[21]

 

Jidenna Discography:

  • The Chief - 2017
  • 85 to Africa - 2019

Source: Wikipedia

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