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Round-up: The music that made July ’17 ft releases from Kwaye, Sabrina Claudio, VanJess, Hare Squead & More

It’s July and festival season has been in full swing with incredible live performances at festivals all over the UK from more and more up and coming R&B Soul acts. But they’ve still had time to drop a hot track, video or two and we’ve got the scoop as usual.

Get into July’s new music releases and performances below featuring some of R&B / Soul’s most promising including Kwaye, Sabrina Claudio, VanJess, Hare Squead and more.

Kwaye takes us out of this world with Solar

Kwaye, the London-based Zimbabwean Soul music sensation best-known for being discovered in the back of an uber by a former A&R manager turned uber driver. Following his signing by Mind of a Genius records, the powerhouse label behind Gallant, he has quickly generated strong interest with debut single, Cool Kids, receiving millions of plays across streaming services.

This past week, the singer released Solar, a 3-track EP showcasing the best of Kwaye’s infectious blend of Soul, House and Funk. Solar is a feel good, summery homage to the ’80s. Listen to the bite sized piece of heaven below and check out the vibrant video for Cool Kids above.