";s:4:"text";s:4873:" “This was the longest amount of time that I have ever allowed myself to make an album,” confesses Rahsaan. With the arrival of Heroes & Gods, Rahsaan Patterson makes his boldest statement. He shares, “When I heard this song, I thought it was a beautiful approach and the arrangement and looseness of the song felt galactic. “I have always felt my path is my path and when everything is aligned that is when it will be my time to shine brighter.” Heroes & Gods is a confirmation to the fact that Rahsaan Patterson’s time is now.For more information please contact Monifa Brown (646) email@example.comAuthenticity has always been at the forefront of Rahsaan Patterson’s artistry. Over the course of my albums our collaborations together always resonated with people.” “Rock And Roll” is a straight up party jam that effortlessly fuses genre and feel. “The wisdom gained can become a source of strength to fight against what the world has to offer, which is not always positive.”There are no upcoming events to display at this time.Never one to get too comfortable, Rahsaan shifts gears on the genre-blurring and playful “Wide Awake,” while the adrenaline pumping “Soldier” takes us full steam ahead to the dance-floor. “Sometimes we emerge better as a result of all the discord and are able to communicate better but it requires the ability to be vulnerable and honest,” confides the singer. It is only fitting that Rahsaan Patterson’s seventh album as a leader, Heroes & Gods, to be released on Shanachie Entertainment May 17, 2019, is his boldest musical gift to the world yet. He was named after '60s jazz saxophonist Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Rahsaan Patterson’s Shanachie debut, Heroes & Gods, is as much an intimate sonic diary as it is a love letter to his fans.
“It is about owning what is no longer,” shares Rahsaan. “I have an exploratory nature in life also and that is reflected in my music.” For the track Rahsaan reunited with Trina Broussard (Babyface, Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton Aretha Franklin) and for the first time welcomes LaTonya Williams (Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar). The moody, no holds barred message and undeniable flow of “Break it Down” features a live band and was co-written with Rachelle Ferrell (Quincy Jones, Lalah Hathaway, India.Arie, George Duke) and Joi (Outkast, Goodie Mobb, Organized Noize) who sings background on the track. A pleasant surprise on Heroes & Gods is Rahsaan Patterson’s take on Luther Vandross’ 1982 top ten single “Don’t You Know That,” which is a song he started covering in shows about four years ago. At a lot of times we get deep in a relationship and then contemplate, ‘will you catch me?’ This song speaks to the reassurance we often seek.” “Wonderful Star” is one of two tracks from outside producers. “A lot of the songs and even the title come from life and the lessons learned from what some might call failure.
“I am a fan of his not only vocally but how he could make a song his own while paying homage to it.” “Often we know it is not going to work out but yet we fight because we believe that we can get through all of the hurdles that come with people and relationships.” The album’s title track closes the transformational journey. “Luther Vandross was one of those artists who could take a song and cover it as if you never heard it before,” states Rahsaan. Label: MCA Records - MCD 49047 • Format: CD Maxi-Single • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic • Style: Acid Jazz, Garage House.
It’s what happens when we start to contemplate all the things you wish you could have done differently.
It is a song Rahsaan started a few years ago shortly after a breakup. Stop By; Spend The Night; Where You Are; So Fine; Stay A While “Oxford Blues” speaks to a place where we have all been before– regret. From his eponymously titled debut in 1997 to his last album, bleuphoria (2011), Rahsaan Patterson’s adventurous musical palette, which fuses the worlds of R&B, funk, jazz, gospel and electronica, has continuously kept his fans on the edge of their seats. His wide-ranging honey-toned and velvety smooth vocals, coupled with his unrivaled agility and his superb songwriting craftsmanship make him a standout in an era of here today-gone tomorrow artists. "Rahsaan Patterson" (1997) lyrics - RAHSAAN PATTERSON.