Listen up – fast rising Dutch-Sudanese R&B/Soul singer and songwriter Gaidaa — who was recently named to ESSENCE’s “Artists to Watch in 2021” list alongside acts like Arlo Parks, Channel Tres, and SAULT — shares an enchanting performance of soulful new jazz song “Let Me” premiering as part of her COLORS ENCORE session. CLICK HERE to watch the stunning performance for a taste of what’s to come from Gaidaa’s follow-up to her critically praised debut EP Overture.
Fresh off the heels of her 2021 VOGUE NETHERLANDS cover (“The 2021 Talent Issue”), Gaidaa most recently teamed up with global creative platform COLORSxSTUDIOS for the release of the special live EP, COLORS Live in NYC, recorded at the platform’s inaugural live event in New York where Gaidaa took the stage alongside Kojey Radical and Dua Saleh marking the rising star’s debut live US performance. LISTEN HERE.
In February 2021, Gaidaa shared the poignant music video for “Stranger,” her standout collaboration with Chicago rapper Saba and Dutch producer Jarreau Vandal. “Stranger” was named to Apple Music’s Best Songs of 2020 playlist and is lifted from Gaidaa’s breakout July 2020 debut EP, Overture, which showcases the development of a rich sound characterized by Gaidaa’s warm, smoky vocals, incorporating influences from Neo-Soul and classic jazz that drew attention from leading tastemakers including PAPER, Pitchfork, The FADER, HYPEBEAST, GRAMMY.com, Wonderland, and more.