Music from the US – Mikky Ekko

Mikky Ekko is an American singer-songwriter who is best know for Rihanna’s 2013 single “Stay” which he wrote and featured in.  He’s the son of a strict Methodist minister, and he describes his face-painted alter ego as “a post-apocalyptic kind of tribal character who leads the peasants in an uprising … ”  This is his single “Pull me Down” off of his upcoming album.

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Music from Barbados – Rihanna

Did you ever notice that the glamour-pop singer Rihanna is from Barbados? I didn’t so far! But she was born in Saint Michael on Barbados in 1988. Today, she’s best known for pop, R&B and even dancehall and hip-hop music and as an actress. Of course, her music reaches the charts regulary and won already many awards. Here’s a great remix(I prefer the remix instead the original) of her song “Umbrella”. Updated song for you!

Music from Malaysia – Toi

Toi is a Malaysian R&B group performing songs with traditional instruments. Here’s their version of Rihanna’s “Umbrella“, played with the Angklung, a traditional bamboo instrument:

This was a Music-Suggestion from Lone Grey Squirrel, thanks!