PJ Morton has refreshed his 2016 tune “New Orleans Lady” from his Bounce & Soul, Vol. 1 venture for the Take Me To The River: New Orleans soundtrack. The brand new model options Morton’s hometown friends, together with bounce rap hero Cheeky Blakk and the famed Rebirth Brass Band.
Morton is certainly one of many artists on the star-studded companion album. Different appearances on the intensive launch embrace Ledisi, George Porter Jr., Snoop Dogg, Mannie Contemporary, Huge Freedia, and plenty of others. It arrives on April 29 through Petaluma Information.
Take Me To The River: New Orleans is directed by Martin Shore and paperwork the “plain musical historical past, heritage, legacy, tradition, and affect of New Orleans and Louisiana.”
The documentary, a sequel to Shore’s celebratory 2014 movie devoted to Memphis, Tennessee, premieres on April 22 at The Broad Theater in New Orleans. After that, it’ll transition to theaters on a nationwide stage.
Morton has been working time beyond regulation this yr. The Grammy winner, nominated for 2 this yr, is gearing as much as launch his subsequent album, Watch the Solar. He recorded this LP at Studio In The Nation in Bogalusa, Louisiana.
“The album is an unapologetically soulful portray concerning the true challenges in life and love,” Morton mentioned.
First, Morton launched “Please Don’t Stroll Away” because the lead monitor from Watch the Solar. He later responded with a collaboration titled “My Peace” that includes JoJo and Mr. Talkbox.
Earlier this month, Morton, who seems on Robert Glasper’s Black Radio III, launched his spring My Peace Tour supporting his forthcoming album.
Stream PJ Morton’s up to date model of “New Orleans Lady” under.