First Listen: Mahoganee sings of a "Collard Green Crown"

(February 1, 2017) Nourishing to the body, gratifying for the mind and soothing for the soul. Auntie's pies, Momma's mac-n-cheese and Uncle's special sauces all remind us of comfort, tradition and honoring the roots that first nourished us, tenets being celebrated in Mahoganee's new single, "Collard Green Crown." 

A tribute to the boldness and beauty of natural hair, "Crown" is delivered in upbeat and vintage packaging (its tune is reminiscent of a Spinners/O'Jays groove), an ode to the long-held memories, traditions and cultural standards that loved ones have passed back and forth between generations by grooming and styling the hair: "I wear you so proudly, because you brought me through....your essence is so necessary for me to behold." In a world that's still insistent on the 'otherization' of anything Afrocentric, the musical statement created by this youth mentor, vocalist and songwriter is a both a worthy listen and meaningful cause. 

(February 1, 2017) Nourishing to the body, gratifying for the mind and soothing for the soul. Auntie's pies, Momma's mac-n-cheese and Uncle's special sauces all remind us of comfort, tradition and honoring the roots that first nourished us, tenets being celebrated in Mahoganee's new single, "Collard Green Crown." 

A tribute to the boldness and beauty of natural hair, "Crown" is delivered in upbeat and vintage packaging (its tune is reminiscent of a Spinners/O'Jays groove), an ode to the long-held memories, traditions and cultural standards that loved ones have passed back and forth between generations by grooming and styling the hair: "I wear you so proudly, because you brought me through....your essence is so necessary for me to behold." In a world that's still insistent on the 'otherization' of anything Afrocentric, the musical statement created by this youth mentor, vocalist and songwriter is a both a worthy listen and meaningful cause. 

Mahoganee - "Collard Green Crown"

 
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