Today’s song is “Why Can’t We” by Asa. Nigerian songstress Asa will release her sophomore album, Beautiful Imperfection, in the US on September 6th through Naïve Records. The album has already received acclaim in numerous countries across the sea, and now Asa is setting her sights on the US.
Growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, she spent countless hours getting lost in the music and messages of artists like Fela Kuti, Marvin Gaye, Michael, Jackson, and King Sunny Adé. Though she always dreamt of being a musician herself, she didn’t think this goal was within the scope of her reality. However, as a teenager Asa’s mixture of perseverance, talent, and good fortune led to her being discovered while performing while an ensemble in France. Now Asa is ready to fully follow her muse and bring the whole world along with her.
Listen below and for more information on Asa check out her official website, Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter pages.