R&B legend Tawatha Agee helps IIG shine on "Moonlight"

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    (February 13, 2024) Tawatha Agee has lent her power packed vocals to songs that are on the playlist of any R&B cookout. That just counts her work as a backing vocalist. Then there is “Juicy Fruit,” the 1983 classic she recorded as lead singer of the funk band Mtume, headed by the late great James Mtumedoes double duty on the cookout and Quiet Storm playlists.

    (February 13, 2024) Tawatha Agee has lent her power packed vocals to songs that are on the playlist of any R&B cookout. That just counts her work as a backing vocalist. Then there is “Juicy Fruit,” the 1983 classic she recorded as lead singer of the funk band Mtume, headed by the late great James Mtumedoes double duty on the cookout and Quiet Storm playlists.

    Agee showcased her ability to sing any type of song on the five Mtume albums released between 1978 and 1986 and her 1987 solo project, Welcome to My Dream. Agee proves that she is still an artist who expands her musical horizons on “Moonlight,” the new song that places the R&B legend in the group Iqram & the Immigrant Groove, aka IIG (Igram, Marlon Saunders, Mamadou Ba and Agee)

    “Moonlight” is both danceable and sensual as Agee and the group sing about how the moon and the music create a mood for dancing and open the door for something more. “Moonlight” will introduce many listeners to the music genre known as AmapianoAmapiano is a subgenre of house music that also incorporates elements of jazz and lounge music. Check out IIG’s “Moonlight (feat. Tawatha Agee) here.

    By Howard Dukes

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