It's a Marathon, Not a Race – A Conversation With Ledisi | Black Music Collective Podcast

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Published on 16 Jul 2021, 0:00
In the latest episode of the Black Music Collective Podcast, a new podcast series presented by Procter & Gamble, host and two-time GRAMMY nominee MC Lyte chats with powerhouse vocalist Ledisi, one of the greatest singers of her generation. Throughout her distinguished career, Ledisi has garnered an impressive list of accolades, including three Soul Train Music Awards, a NAACP Theater Award and six NAACP Image Award nominations. This year, she received her first GRAMMY Award, for Best Traditional R&B Performance for her hit song, "Anything for You," at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards this past March. She counts 13 career GRAMMY nominations overall.

This episode of the Black Music Collective Podcast features MC Lyte sitting down with Ledisi to talk through her journey in music on a road that hasn't always been easy and how she has remained true to who she is as an artist.

About The Recording Academy x EBONY: Black Music Collective Podcast:

The "Recording Academy x EBONY: Black Music Collective Podcast" is a six-part podcast series featuring various members of the Recording Academy's Black Music Collective who'll discuss their contributions and impact within the community and the music industry at large.

The series streams every Thursday at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT from June 24 through July 29 on the Recording Academy's YouTube channel.

About The Recording Academy's Black Music Collective:

Founded in September 2020, the Recording Academy's Black Music Collective (BMC) is a group of prominent Black music creators and professionals who share the common goal of amplifying Black voices within the Academy and the music community. It is a hub for power players in Black music, across all genres, all under the GRAMMY roof, bringing together creators and business leaders to set unified goals, align on a shared agenda, and build community.

About the Recording Academy / GRAMMYs:
Recording Academy is the world's leading society of musical professionals and is dedicated to celebrating, honoring, and sustaining music's past, present and future.

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