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kadhja bonet gained acclaim with her 2015 extended play the visitor, reissued the following year by the oxford, mississippi label fat possum records. the los angeles-based singer-songwriter has spent the subsequent time hard at work on a follow-up full-length, childqueen.
the album’s lead single, “mother maybe,” is a vibrant slice of elastic soul, a rubbery bass line bouncing through the contours of bonet’s lead vocal. bonet’s diction is likewise snappy throughout, and she effortlessly stretches into the stratosphere of her vocal range as the track reaches its apex.
childqueen is out june 8th via fat possum records. listen to “mother maybe” below.