Music from the US – Nahko and Medicine for the People

Nahko and Medicine for the People is an US-american Acoustic Thump-Hop band from Portland, Oregon. They describe themself as ‘Non-profit, Indigenous-youth-freedom-sustainability-healthy living-direct action’. Singer Nhako Bear, adapted and born in Oregon, mixes the cultures he grew up with (Indigenous, Puerto Rican and Filipino) with american elements and builds a bridge between them. Have a listen to “Risk It”:

Music from the US – Melodic Intersect

Melodic Intersect is an ongoing music project that brings together a diversity of musical styles, cultures,and disciplines. It features collaborations from a rotating ensemble of talented musicians thoughtfully integrating rhythm and melody from genres such as Jazz, North Indian Classical, Rock, Eastern and Western Folk, and many more. Listen to their great album “Global Vision”:

Music from the US – Jay Z & Alicia Keys

“Empire State of Mind” is a hip hop and soul song made by Jay Z featuring Alicia Keys. This song is actually one of the rap classics in the past years, within impressive chorus. The song about profanity and the problems in the different districts of New York, became a #1 single in the United States in 2009:

Music from the US – The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart are an US-american indie folk band from Seattle, formed in 2009.  Really love their lovely melodies! Listen to their nice song “Another Story”: