First Listen: G. Mackey gives classic soul nod on "This Is The Night"

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    (July 16, 2022) G. Mackey first made a name for himself as “the singing drummer” who worked with the classic Motown hitmaking team Holland-Dozier-Holland, but the artist has also played a role in many hip-hop classics in the Bay Area.

    But on his latest single, Mackey goes pure soul man, delivering a ballad that sounds like a classic O’Jays love song. “This Is The Night” features a lush arrangement and multi-layered harmonies behind Mackey’s expressive lead vocals, as he sings about a night of passion.

    “This Is The Night” has begun to gather a following on streaming services, and for good reason. It is the kind of gutsy ballad that is in short supply. Check it out below.

    By Chris Rizik

    G. Mackey - "This Is The Night"

    (July 16, 2022) G. Mackey first made a name for himself as “the singing drummer” who worked with the classic Motown hitmaking team Holland-Dozier-Holland, but the artist has also played a role in many hip-hop classics in the Bay Area.

    But on his latest single, Mackey goes pure soul man, delivering a ballad that sounds like a classic O’Jays love song. “This Is The Night” features a lush arrangement and multi-layered harmonies behind Mackey’s expressive lead vocals, as he sings about a night of passion.

    “This Is The Night” has begun to gather a following on streaming services, and for good reason. It is the kind of gutsy ballad that is in short supply. Check it out below.

    By Chris Rizik

    G. Mackey - "This Is The Night"

     
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