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The Soul Seen: Alison Crockett

The Soul Seen is a retrospective of features that appeared on ISPYSOUL during its acclaimed initial run. These features provide a snapshot in time of key moments in the careers, from fledgling to legendary, of several creative and talented artists. The projects featured are older now, but no less significant. The insights and perspectives they shared, speak to ...

In Focus: Actress Sandra Daley-Sharif

It would be accurate to describe Sandra Daley-Sharif as a Renaissance woman for sure. The Jamaican-born, New York raised creative geyser wears a number of “hats” stylishly, proudly, impressively and effectively. Once a burgeoning and successful fashion designer with notable stints, amongst others, producing her own line and working for the wrap–dress icon, Diane Von ...

On The Soul Seen: Heavy

The Soul Seen is a retrospective of features that appeared on ISPYSOUL during its acclaimed initial run. These features provide a snapshot in time of key moments in the careers, from fledgling to legendary, of several creative and talented artists. The projects featured are older now, but no less significant. The insights and perspectives they shared, speak to ...

Ty Causey- A few new “angles”, the same great voice

Acclaimed, soulful crooner, songwriter and producer, Ty Causey can truly be described as prolific. Crafting enjoyable tracks that keenly and eloquently interpret the intricacies of love and life is a daily obsession or as he describes it, therapy. “I write every day”, says Causey. “There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t write ...

DJ Jazzy Jeff and crew give us “Goosebumps” in seven days

Jazzy Jeff & The PLAYlist Shatter Music Industry Rules with New Album, Made in Just 7 Days  When February began, the DJ Jazzy Jeff-curated PLAYlist, a collection of more than 30 producers, musicians and singer/songwriters including Eric Roberson, James Poyser, SiR and Daniel Crawford, were yet to record one note. By the middle of the ...

Watch Closely: Daniel Crawford

Most great artists have a “signature” something - a feel, a look, a flow, a sound- a special thing you sometimes can’t describe, but almost always recognize. Sometimes it’s just a “gift” they’ve been blessed with, but often in concert with that “gift” the signature has been developed through committed practice and time honed experience. ...

Ty Causey reveals a new song and a few new “angles”

“Mellifluous, enticing, passionate and dexterous – these are superlatives most certainly appropriate for defining the style and sound of singer/songwriter/ producer, Ty Causey.” “ . . . an artist that harkens back to the storied crooners of the past, but with a present day sheen that boasts a collage of R&B, jazz, and sensual soul.” ...