Spot light: Goapele

19 Jan




A Oakland local R&B singer Goapele she has done songs with Hieroglyphics, Mos Def, Sade, Erykah Badu, Amel Larrieux. She is talented, skilled and uniquely beautiful! she is really a breath of fresh air. -M

“We are proud to name internationally acclaimed, Oakland-based [singer-songwriter] Goapele the first recipient of this award. But as successful as she is, Goapele remains deeply rooted in her home community and in the struggle for human rights. We first saw her sing at rallies and demonstrations when both she and Ella Baker Center were just starting out. Today, she is still here with us, side by side, looking forward to a better day for all of our people. ”
The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights is a non-profit strategy and action center. The stated aim of the center is to work for justice, opportunity, and peace in urban America.



CHECK GOAPELE’S NEW MUSIC HERE AT GOAPELE.COM

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