SpinSpinNYC blesses Magnetic with this exclusive first listen at “Trust” from one of modern music's greatest soul singers. Focused on Mustafa Akbar, the ESL Music alumnus whose music’s been featured by Thievery Corporation, Basement Freaks, Fort Knox Five, DJ Dan, Worthy, Thunderball, and more, the crew proves it’s a rounded and innovative mix of genres that best showcases talent, earning their keep among musical high-art.
With remixes from Nutritious, Commodore, and JPOD, there’s perfect cuts for laid back 4/20 vibes, outdoor festivals, clubs, or simply chilling sprawled out on the lawn. Akbar’s EP evokes a type of Curtis Mayfield strut fused with bass-bending beats and future-house drive--something to blaze to, dance to, and lively-up the speakers for springtime.
Check out Akbar performing with his band Nappy Riddem at the following dates:
- 4/20: The Light Horse, Alexandria VA
- 4/21: Gypsy Sally’s, Washington D.C.
- 4/27: The Light Horse, Alexandria VA
- 5/13: The Fillmore, Silver Spring MD
- 5/04: The Light Horse, Alexandria VA
- 6/03: Jubilee at Joanna Furnace, Jubilee PA
- 6/24: Iris Music Festival VA
- 7/29: Mustock Music Festival VA
- More dates TBA
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