Artist Spotlight: Nadir Omowale releases 'Run' single for Juneteenth
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Name: Nadir Omowale
Sound: Rock, funk and jazz.
Run: Friday, in honor of Juneteenth — a holiday celebrating the end of slavery in America — Omowale will release the song "Run." The upbeat, funk jam is about stamina and perseverance, he says, and is "a symbolic story of daily struggle for every Black person."
Omowale, a guitarist and songwriter, is releasing the song on Bandcamp Friday for Juneteenth. The music-hosting website will donate 100% of sales on Friday to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in celebration of Juneteenth.
Hear the song in the original version, instrumental, a cappella and drumapella (percussion only) on Omowale's bandcamp page at nadiromowale.bandcamp.com, where it can be purchased for $5.