New single Soldier by Iskwe

2017-08-23 05:13:38 UTC

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Iskwe has always gravitated towards darker, deep-cut, bottom-heavy sounds, it’s what resonates with her creativity - politically charged lyrics, dark soulful R&B rhythms, electronic flourishes, and trip hop breakbeats.  This is captured fully on her new  single Soldier . The single comes from her new album The Fight Within, out October 13 2017.

"It's impossible to know what shape our planet will be in several generations down the road. What I do know is that we need to do better.   Soldier is for all the protectors of our land, our water and our future generations. While my music is undoubtedly a source of deep, personal strength for me, it is also a form of protest––protest against the continued hardships of the North American Indigenous community, protest against flippant legislature failing to protect our lands and waterways, and protest against fallout women face when speaking out on issues within the music industry. I speak my mind about my culture and gender. I’ve never been timid or shy about addressing those sorts of topics in my music because that’s not my spirit - I was raised to be loud about the things I believe in! I intend to honor my heritage and stand steadfast in my viewpoints while creating music that rings true to myself as an artist."



Genre : r&b, electronic

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