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NEW! Music Video: Soul sensation Polly A. incorporates her island roots in latest video ‘Nature’

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The multi-faceted, soulful, artsy Milwaukee native of Jamaican parentage, Meleni Smith, who now goes by the name Polly A., has again graced us with yet another catchy, thought-provoking, visually appealing number.

She recently released the video to her single, ‘Nature’ which tells the story of sometimes unstable, inconsistent relationships and plays on the lame ‘excuses’ that are often heard, which many may be able to relate to.

Polly A is known for her song, ‘Happy’ on the soundtrack of the Will Smith movie ‘Hitch, she has also co-composed ‘Love Is My Disease’ for popular R&B artist Alicia Keys.

Smith also boasts credit for being a 2013 Soul Train Music Awards nominee for Record of the Year, for J.Cole’s song ‘Crooked Smile’.

The ‘Nature’ video plays on Words, Art and throwback, edgy Fashion topped off with a display of her raspy, soulful vocal prowess, skilfully coined lyrics and beat by beat energy… We are loving the creativity and unique vibe in this one! Check it out below:

NEW!! Video: Upcoming soul artiste Meleni Smith releases artsy visual for ‘The Life that we Know’

by Natalie Monique

If the name of this amazing songstress doesn’t ring a bell, you sure have been missing out…The beautiful, ultra-talented Meleni Smith recently released a Music Video to her sultry single, ‘The Life That We Know’.

Meleni, one of the Music Industry’s best kept secrets, was born in Michigan, raised in Wisconsin and of Jamaican parentage. She lives and breathes the Arts…truly inspirational artiste and person. She was signed to Columbia Records in 2005, and is now independent. Some of Smith’s high acheivements include writing the single, ‘Love is my Disease’ for Alicia Keys which was featured on Key’s latest album (The Element of Freedom), and also her single, ‘Happy’ is featured in the Will Smith movie, ‘Hitch’. She has written/co-written songs for various other top artistes such as, Ricky Martin.

Besides singing and writing, she also dabbles in the world of Acting and Fashion. ‘The Life That We Know’ was directed by Antonio Deckard Gamboa. With her powerful, raspy yet smooth tone, creative lyrics and deep, passionate vibe, she is definitely a female artiste to keep your eyes on.

This multi-cultured, artsy chica is even more amazing in live performance, hard to tell the vocal difference from Studio recording.

Check her out:

Check out some other clips with Mz Smith…(below)