cheatbook

cheatbook has written 3788 posts for Cheatbook Magazine
Kehlani: Undercover

Kehlani: Undercover

Kehlani tells it like it is. Whether in conversation or on stage, the Oakland-born R&B singer and songwriter gives the straight truth about her life, pain, passion, love, triumph, and everything in between with collected calm and confidence. It’s that type of honesty that makes her music resonate with the depth of classic Motown and […]

Jordan Grace: Like Your Love

Jordan Grace: Like Your Love

Jordan Melton aka Jordan Grace was born in Nashville, Tennessee to former Kickboxing world champion father and singer/songwriter mother. She spent her teenage years training in competitive dance, gymnastics as well as taekwondo, which gave her the chance to travel across the country. Photography: Stephano Dominguez Jordan has performed with some of the best artists […]

Shelly and Rotem: Somethings

Shelly and Rotem: Somethings

Shelly Levy and Rotem Frimer are the duo behind the phenomenon that is “Shelly and Rotem“. Subtle and surprising sonic additions to a guitar/keyboard core create an innovative sound world, with a feel that is part indie, part minimalism. Collaborating since 2012, after meeting at Alon High School of the Arts, they have developed a […]

Lion Babe: Got Body

Lion Babe: Got Body

A New York City-based duo with a simultaneously left-of-center and slightly retro spin on R&B, Lion Babe consists of vocalist Jillian Hervey and producer Lucas Goodman. The two met at a party, when Hervey, the daughter of Vanessa Williams, overheard tracks Goodman, aka Astro Raw, had created and struck up a conversation with him. The […]

Maxine Ashley: Paradise

Maxine Ashley: Paradise

Bronx-born Maxine Ashley is a soulful & sassy 20-year-old misfit with a mesmerizing voice and a rebel spirit. She defies conventions with her adventurous music and style, loves the Smiths as much as Beyonce, and refuses to keep her big mouth shut! Her YouTube Channel has over 9,000,000 views of her spellbinding covers of R&B […]

Lisa Danaë: I'll Lie Here

Lisa Danaë: I’ll Lie Here

Growing up, Lisa Danaë spent her grade school years doing what most little girls do, singing her favorite Disney scores and dreaming of a fairytale life. As she grew older some of the faces she had seen and voices she had heard started to appear in places outside of Disney. As she watched Artists like […]

Morgan Taylor Jones: Shine

Morgan Taylor Jones: Shine

In her new single “Shine,” Morgan Taylor Jones embraces a soft, quiet intro that slowly erupts into a rhythmic melody with hip hop undertones. Morgan explains that “Shine” comes from a place where elegance and brawn collide. It’s a song that allows the listener to embrace the sultry sounds of R&B, while still hearing the […]

Yellow Shoots: Stormy Weather

Yellow Shoots: Stormy Weather

Yellow Shoots has already released an EP of diverse and layered pop and “Stormy Weather” is the promising next step down that same sonic path. The tune is a dusky, slow burn of a song that flickers and shudders with emotion and style. Before even a single lyric is uttered, “Stormy Weather” has already conveyed […]

Erva Carter: WWD

Erva Carter: WWD

Erva Carter is a Houston-based singer/songwriter with a sound that is big and bold, yet smooth and calming. Since Erva is inspired by a diverse group of artists, she offers a sound that is refreshingly unique. Erva crosses boundaries by merging airy sounds like those of Alina Baraz and Jhene Aiko with a sultry soulfulness […]

Siren and the Sea: Amazon

Siren and the Sea: Amazon

Cristina Cano is a writer, vocalist, and performer dedicated to crafting rich melodic soundscapes, as well as engaging intimate and vulnerable experiences. She has been seen on stage playing keys for Sallie Ford, and Albatross. In the upcoming Siren and the Sea album, ‘This Time With Feeling’, she develops a world of seemingly underwater and […]

Iris Gold – Good Vibes

Iris Gold – Good Vibes London’s finest alternative pop starlet is coming strong with the visuals for her new project ‘The Marsha Hunt Mixtape’ and the latest is a playful video for ‘Goodvibes.’ As usual, her rock roots are showing, with a heavy emphasis on drums and vocals to carry the song, and her voice […]

Ladyshark – Set Yourself Free

Ladyshark – Set Yourself Free Ladyshark are a 2-piece, stripped-back, rock duo using guitar loops, FX, vocals and drums. Sarah is on guitar/guitar loops/lead vocals and Jane is on drums/back up vocals. There’s a dark, art-rock edge to Ladyshark’s sound with a distinct riot grrrl flavour. The new album “Monsters” is now available through Bandcamp: […]