Published November 04, 2015
She traveled from Japan to New York city with the dream of becoming a soul singer. Her journey led her to the Apollo Theater in Harlem all the way to the Soul Lounge in Washington DC. Shawna Renee sits down with Japanese soulstress Nao Yoshioka for an inspiring conversation about staying true to yourself and never giving up. Nao also shares a few cuts from her new album Rising.
“Every great song is born in the soul of the artist” - Shawna Renee
Music lover and cultural critic, Shawna Renee, introduces you to some of her favorite Soul, R&B and Hip Hop artists. The Soul Lounge features in-depth conversations and intimate performances with the musicians and brave enough to dig deep beneath the surface of the music to uncover the inspiration, behind the art and culture of SOUL.