Georgia Anne Muldrow

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Georgia Anne Muldrow
Also known asMs. One,[1] Jyoti[2]
Born1983 (age 35–36)
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresExperimental, funk, blues, neo-soul, electro, jazz fusion, hip hop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist
Years active2005–present
LabelsSomeOthaShip Connect, Stones Throw Records, Ramp Recordings, Epistophik Peach Sound, Mello Music Group, Animated Cartunes, Brainfeeder
Associated actsDudley Perkins, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Madlib, Oh No

Georgia Anne Muldrow (born 1983)[3] is an American musician from Los Angeles, California.[4] AllMusic described her as "one of the most daring and important (albeit underappreciated) artists of her time".[5] In 2008, she co-founded the SomeOthaShip Connect record label with fellow artist and husband Dudley Perkins.[6]

Life and career[edit]

In 2006, Georgia Anne Muldrow released the debut EP, Worthnothings, on Stones Throw Records.[7] Her first album, Olesi: Fragments of an Earth, was released on the label in that year.[8][9]

She released Seeds, an album entirely produced by Madlib, on SomeOthaShip Connect in 2012.[10]

Georgia Anne Muldrow did an interview with fader where she discusses her up and coming album "Overload"[11]

Style and influences[edit]

Rapper Mos Def said about Muldrow: "She’s incredible. She’s like Flack, Nina Simone, Ella, she’s something else. She’s like religion. It’s heavy, vibrational music. I’ve never heard a human being sing like this. Her voice is wildly, finely expressive. It’s so singular. It’s hip-hop, the way that she approaches it rhythmically, she’s got so many jazz influences. It’s something else and you can just feel it. With Georgia Anne Muldrow Presents Ms. One (SomeOthaShip), she’s like J. Dilla, the legendary producer. She makes her own beats, she rhymes, she sings and she plays. If people love Amy Winehouse, they’re going to get their minds blown when they hear Georgia Anne Muldrow."[12]

In her Interview with Fader that she did on Nov 6th 2018 Georgia Anne thoroughly explains the style and vibe of her album, she states that "It’s an experimentation of modern music. There was a lot of "Hmm, what would you do with a song like this?" I wanted to create something more straightforward to show these young cats that I know how to do these kind of songs"[13]


Discography[edit]

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)

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. ^ Thomas, Vincent. "Georgia Anne Muldrow - Early". AllMusic. Retrieved April 2, 2015.
  6. ^ Stolman, Elissa (June 3, 2011). "Declaime Looks Within For New Album 'Self Study'". CMJ.
  7. ^ Dukes, Will (May 17, 2006). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: The Worthnothings EP". Pitchfork Media.
  8. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Olesi: Fragments of an Earth". AllMusic. Retrieved February 12, 2015.
  9. ^ Tangari, Joe (November 3, 2006). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: Olesi: Fragments of an Earth". Pitchfork Media.
  10. ^ Nguyen, Dean Van (June 18, 2012). "Georgia Anne Muldrow: Seeds". PopMatters.
  11. ^ "The grand return of Georgia Anne Muldrow". The FADER. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  12. ^ Mos Def (May 8, 2009). "From Hardcore, From Rap, From Jazz, From Life". The New York Times.
  13. ^ Miodek, I., "What you always wanted to know about the application of inverse problems to nonlinear equations (or what you would like to do with the I.S.T.", Applied Inverse Problems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 296–313, ISBN 9783540090946, retrieved 2019-05-07

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