Georgia Anne Muldrow

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Georgia Anne Muldrow
Also known as
Born1983 (age 37–38)
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • record producer
  • multi-instrumentalist
Years active2005–present
Labels
Associated acts

Georgia Anne Muldrow (born 1983)[3] is an American musician from Los Angeles, California.[4] In 2008, she co-founded the SomeOthaShip Connect record label with fellow artist and former husband Dudley Perkins.[5]

Life and career[edit]

Georgia Anne Muldrow grew up in a musical environment of her session musician parents, the jazz guitarist Ronald Muldrow and a singer, now Rickie Byars-Beckwith.[6][7][8]

In 2006, Muldrow released the debut EP, Worthnothings, on Stones Throw Records.[9] Her first album, Olesi: Fragments of an Earth, was released on the label in that year.[10][11]

In 2012, she released Seeds, an album entirely produced by Madlib, on SomeOthaShip Connect.[12]

In 2018, she released Overload on Brainfeeder.[13]

Style and influences[edit]

In The New York Times article in 2009, rapper Mos Def compared Muldrow's music to Roberta Flack, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald.[14] AllMusic described her as "one of the most daring and important (albeit underappreciated) artists of her time".[15]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Olesi: Fragments of an Earth (2006)
  • Sagala (2007) (as Pattie Blingh and the Akebulan Five)
  • The Message Uni Versa (2007) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • Umsindo (2009)
  • Early (2009)
  • SomeOthaShip (2010) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • Ocotea (2010) (as Jyoti)
  • Kings Ballad (2010)
  • Vweto (2011)
  • Owed to Mama Rickie (2011)
  • The Blackhouse (2012) (with DJ Romes, as The Blackhouse)
  • Seeds (2012)
  • Denderah (2013) (as Jyoti)
  • The Lighthouse (2013) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • Oligarchy Sucks! (2014)
  • A Thoughtiverse Unmarred (2015)
  • Overload (2018)
  • Vweto II (2019)
  • Black Love & War (2019) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • Mama, You Can Bet! (2020) (as Jyoti)
  • VWETO III (2021)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Beautiful Mindz (2008) (with Dudley Perkins)

EPs[edit]

  • Worthnothings (2006)
  • Heaven or Hell (2010) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • Ms. One (2014)

Singles[edit]

  • "A Requiem for Leroy" (2006)
  • "Seeds" (2012)
  • "Tell Em (Remix)" (2012) (with Riff Raff McGriff)
  • "Popstopper" (2013) (with Dudley Perkins)
  • "Akosua" (2013)

Guest appearances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Perkins, Brandon (July 29, 2009). "Funk Spirit Rising: Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins' Dueling Soul Excursions". LA Weekly.
  2. ^ Bauer, Matt (October 1, 2013). "Georgia Anne Muldrow as "Jyoti" - Denderah". Exclaim!.
  3. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Georgia Anne Muldrow - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  4. ^ Madden, Michael (April 6, 2012). "Georgia Anne Muldrow – Seeds". Consequence of Sound.
  5. ^ Stolman, Elissa (June 3, 2011). "Declaime Looks Within For New Album 'Self Study'". CMJ. Archived from the original on June 14, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2019.
  6. ^ Mao, Jeff (2007). "Georgia Anne Muldrow and Dudley Perkins". Red Bull Music Academy. Archived from the original on November 1, 2019. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  7. ^ "Georgia Anne Muldrow". Los Angeles Sentinel. 5 July 2018. Archived from the original on 24 January 2021. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
  8. ^ Murph, John (14 September 2009). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: On Deliverance". NPR Music. National Public Radio. Archived from the original on 11 December 2020. Retrieved 24 January 2021.
  9. ^ Dukes, Will (May 17, 2006). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: The Worthnothings EP". Pitchfork.
  10. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Olesi: Fragments of an Earth". AllMusic. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  11. ^ Tangari, Joe (November 3, 2006). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: Olesi: Fragments of an Earth". Pitchfork.
  12. ^ Nguyen, Dean Van (June 18, 2012). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: Seeds". PopMatters.
  13. ^ Blais-Billie, Braudie (September 13, 2018). "Georgia Anne Muldrow Announces New Album for Brainfeeder, Shares Song: Listen". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  14. ^ Mos Def (May 8, 2009). "From Hardcore, From Rap, From Jazz, From Life". The New York Times.
  15. ^ Thomas, Vincent. "Georgia Anne Muldrow - Early". AllMusic. Retrieved April 2, 2015.

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